On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 02:59:01AM -0400, Sambuddho Chakravarty wrote:
Thanks for you help. However , is there no way that I can cause tor
client to reload a new set of entry guard nodes ? I have tried both
NEWNYM and HUP signals through *nc* to communicate to tor controller .
However , in both cases only a small set of (infact 3) entry guards are
Yes, that's a feature. Otherwise you'll open yourself up to a variety
If you want to turn off that defense, set "UseEntryGuards 0" in your
Or you can delete them from your $datadir/state file while Tor is off,
but that's probably more likely to cause problems.
Also , in continuation to my previous email , where can I download the
torctl python libraries from ?
You can get it from SVN:
Do I need the library or I can just make
do by sending text command to the tor controller to play around and test
Playing around and testing with telnet or nc is a fine start. You only
need the torctl library if you find that playing around by hand is
insufficient for your needs.