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Re: [tor-talk] Is DNS required to connect to an entry node?

> Every time you enter a URL in the browser address line, your browser
> requests the IP address of that URL from the DNS server.  You can
> instead enter the IP address yourself along with the webpage requested.
> You could also just make your own entry in a HOSTS file if you know how
> to do it.  Caveat, do not mess with HOSTS unless you know what you are
> doing!

But for Tor nodes, Tor client doesn't use hostname but IP directly.
There is no need of DNS, consensus is only IP-based.

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