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Re: [tor-talk] ReachableAddresses *:* harmful?

On Fri, Jun 3, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 03, 2011 at 10:18:53AM +0800, Fernan Bolando wrote:
>> In my torrc, in order to use bridges that uses ports other than 80,443
>> Is it acceptable to simply use
>> ReachableAddresses *:*
>> or allowing only specific ports
>> ReachableAddresses *:9001,*:8080,*:80,*:443
> If you've configured your Tor client to use bridges, then you probably
> want to allow it to reach all the bridges you've configured.
> In that case "reachableaddresses *:*" is the right choice. In fact,
> that's even the default. It shouldn't hurt anything in any case.
> You should only change reachableaddresses if your local Internet
> connection is firewalled by your ISP in terms of what destinations you
> can reach.

Thanks, Actually openbsd seems to defaults this to
ReachableAddresses *:80,*:443

So when I found it tedious to manually add each of bridge ports and
decided to simply set it to allow everything, got me wondering what
the was the preferred approach.

thanks again
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