[tor-dev] Scholar user questions
Noel David Torres Taño
envite at rolamasao.org
Fri Apr 19 08:08:47 UTC 2013
I need some help answering these questions from a scholar, for RT ticket #9112
El vie 19 de abr de 2013 07:12:45, leejunsik486 at gmail.com escribió:
> Thanks for your kind response.
> Now I can use pop3 mail client using Tor network due to your help
> I am reading the thesis "Tor:The Second-Generation Onion Router"
> There are some explains about Tor directory server.
> I have another Question about Tor Directory server.
> 1. User's local SW(ex) Vidalia) already know directory server's IP or
> Is it pre-loaded at SW?
> (This Question means "how to access to directory server?")
> 2. How to user's local SW( ex) Vidalia) receive directory information?
> Directory server send this information directly or other ORs
> this information?
> ( In vidalia control panel- relay setup, there are "Mirror the
> directory" option)
> If other OR's transfer this infomation, Why directory server
> send directly?
> 3. In this thesis, "there are 3 directory server, but we expect as
> many as
> 9 as the network scale"
> Now, How many directory server exist?(still 3 servers or increase)
> 4. All directory server have same directory information?
> 5. Is there any links or files about directory server's work(detailed
> Always thanks your kind response
> Best regards
> 2013/4/15 Noel David Torres Taño via RT <help at rt.torproject.org>
> > El lun 15 de abr de 2013 10:58:35, leejunsik486 at gmail.com escribió:
> > > Hi
> > Dear user:
> > > This is leejunsik in Korea. I'm studying computer network in
> > > I have some Question about Tor.
> > We are happy you use Tor and try to understand it.
> > >
> > > In "Vidalia control panel- Setup Relay-Sharing"
> > > I can select Exit Policies.
> > > => It's mean I can use other services(POP3,IMAP,chat) using TOR
> > >
> > > I know that I can use web-browsing using Tor browser.
> > > But I'dont know How can I use POP3, IMAP, chat etc. .
> > >
> > > 1) Is there any other Tor application for using POP3, IMAP, etc.
> > You should either
> > a) use a Tor-aware mail application. We do not know any of these
> > at
> > the moment.
> > b) Torify an existing mail application. You should be very careful
> and read
> > this:
> > c) Use Tor as a SOCKS proxy and route your standard e-mail
> > through
> > it. You should read this:
> > https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/SupportPrograms
> > > 2) When I send ping or nmap or nslookup message In console
> terminal, Is
> > > there any way to use Tor??
> > ICMP PING is in the same layer as IP, while SOCKS provides TCP
> > (one
> > layer above), so no, there is currently no way to use Tor for that.
> > >
> > > Please let me know about it.
> > >
> > > I'll wait your response.
> > Regards
> > Noel Torres
> > Tor Project Help Team
Hope you can help!
A: Because it breaks the logical flow of discussion.
Q: Why is top posting bad?
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