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Re: same exit node on all circuits?
Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 10:30:47PM +0100, lester psigal wrote:
>> what's going on with the or network when all on all circuits always
>> the same exit node is established (when strict exit nodes is set but
>> the node in question is not in the 'white-list' of allowed exit nodes)??
> Most likely you're looking at the list of circuits in Vidalia's network
> map. That list includes both "exit" circuits and "internal" circuits.
> The internal circuits are kept around for hidden service requests and
> other requests that don't actually exit the Tor network.
> And since internal circuits don't "exit", they ignore your whitelist of
> allowed exit nodes.
> As to why it's the same one several times in a row for you, a) probably
> coincidence, and b) there are a few dozen really fast Tor servers that
> are involved in a lot of the action.
thank you very much for the fast reply,
indeed, it did look strange too me and i've never seen such behaviour of
tor before as for every circuit closed a new was established with the
same exit node again....
p.s. sorry, for the wrong posting, actually it was meant as new topic
and not as a reply to the thread it is now