[tor-relays] Hello guys. Is is possible to choose one's Entry Guards?

Coyo coyo at darkdna.net
Wed Jan 9 21:35:20 UTC 2013

On 1/9/2013 2:57 PM, Coyo wrote:
> On 1/9/2013 4:41 AM, Konstantinos Asimakis wrote:
>> First of all, AFAIK, bridge relays act as entry guards, meaning they 
>> *replace* the first step of your tor circuits, they don't extend them 
>> to 4 nodes.
> When I say "entry guards" i mean entry guards from the perspective of 
> a tor node acting as a client.
> Am i mistaken in believing that a tor bridge relay acts as a client on 
> behalf of the actual tor client behind it?
> Or does the short list of bridge relays act as entry guards, and 
> connect to other tor relays as the first hop tor relay?
Oh, I misread that. Nevermind!

Though I have another question!

How many bridge relays, with or without protocol obfuscation, can you 
use simultaneously?

Is there a limit? Can you configure that limit?

Are bridge relays in the list written to torrc chosen at random up to a 
certain limit?
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