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Re: [tor-talk] "Tor Circuit" list in TBB displaying incorrect exit node and IP address
Some servers have multiple IP Addresses. They might accept Tor traffic on one and exit through another and the software isn’t picking up on the right IP.
Dec 23, 2018, 10:10 AM by jiggytwiggy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx:
> I have noticed that the "Tor Circuit" list in Tor Browser sometimes shows
> an incorrect IP (and location) when connected to specific web sites.
> I used "StrictNodes 1" in torrc and selected the exit
> "PrivacyRepublic0001" which is based in France and has an IP address of
> Usually when I checked the "Tor Circuit", the correct 22.214.171.124 is
> shown. However, sometimes it showed a different IP of 126.96.36.199
> (Switzerland), 188.8.131.52 (Netherlands), and 184.108.40.206 (Austria).
> 220.127.116.11 is "mccowan", 18.104.22.168 is "Spigen", and 22.214.171.124
> is "karfiol". None of these are exit nodes.
> The odd behavior only happens with certain sites:
> https://bitcointalk.org <https://bitcointalk.org/>> , > https://www.cato.org <https://www.cato.org/>> ,
> https://www.whatismyip.com <https://www.whatismyip.com/>> (for example - there must be many more)
> It does not happen with Google, Gmail, Amazon, Alexa, Yahoo, CNN, BBC, etc.
> This is nothing to do with any specific exit node. I've tried it with
> others. For some reason, on a minority of sites, the correct exit node
> does not show in "Tor Circuits" and, in its place, a non-exit node is
> Is this a known bug? Or something problematic with certain sites? Why are
> these sites different?
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