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Re: [tor-talk] How to test that Alt-Svc is working for my Onion service?

On 2020-10-12 at 14:08:20, Alec Muffett wrote:
> - secondly: you are correct, there is little or no diagnostic on the client
> side, to show that the Alt-Svc is being used.  In the end, I used the hack
> that I described on Github[1] so that I could run a Tor daemon locally, and
> so requests from that daemon would apparently arrive from a well-known IP
> address (eg:

Thanks Alec! Your suggestion made me realize that I could simply look for
the IP address of my server in order to distinguish between requests from
the local Tor daemon (i.e. using the Alt-Svc) and external requests from an
exit node.

I've documented my setup (including testing steps) on my blog:



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