[tor-relays] Checking my Tor bridge and adventage of dynamic ip addresses

Andreas Krey a.krey at gmx.de
Fri Jul 19 10:26:47 UTC 2013

On Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:05:15 +0000, nobleeightfoldpath at lavabit.com wrote:
> How can I check my bridge is really working?

Take a tor browser bundle and set it up to use only your bridge,
and run it on another internet connection. (That does not check
whether it is in the bridge database.)

> Another question comes up. I use a cable connection to my ISP and they
> don't change my IP address, until plugging off my modem and wait an
> hour... I think if my bridge IP address is some day on some black lists,
> it could be an adventage if my IP address changes, right? If so, what
> changing time is fine, every day?

No, that's a bad idea. People that use your bridge can do so only
as long it has the same address; they wouldn't know when (and how)
the address changes and just see that the bridge thew are using
has disappeared.


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800

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