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Re: Onion url's

On Thu, 18 Nov 2010 05:30:42 -0500
zzzjethro666@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Can someone tell me exactly what is the apparatus that resolves an onion URL?
> Is it a server that holds all the onion addresses, a software or what?

See <https://www.torproject.org/docs/hidden-services> for a description
of how Tor connects to hidden services.

Current versions of Tor retrieve only v2 hidden service descriptors.
Each v2 hidden service descriptor is stored on 6 relays chosen
pseudo-randomly from those assigned the HSDir flag in the current

Robert Ransom

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