[tor-dev] Load Balancing in 2.7 series - incompatible with OnionBalance ?

Alec Muffett alecm at fb.com
Fri Oct 23 11:29:48 UTC 2015

> Let's use your idea of "if one IP fails and TTL expired then re-fetch".
> This could also make it "easier" to identify people connecting to
> Facebook. As your client guard, I see you do the fetch + IP/RP dance (3
> circuits in short period of time where two are killed). I wait 2 hours
> and then kill all circuits passing through me from you. If I can see
> again that distinctive HS pattern (3 circuits), I'll get closer to know
> that you are accessing FB.

Would that not happen if and only if (in the meantime) the server had had a server outage impacting the first IP that the client tries reconnecting to?

Odds on, the client entry guard will see no measurable change?


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