[tor-relays] Is Tor-network protected from using one hop?

Logforme m7527 at abc.se
Tue Jun 26 14:25:42 UTC 2018

On 2018-06-26 16:16:46, "dave levi" <levi72827 at gmail.com> wrote:

>I'm testing few things in Tor and I noticed that if im changing(from 
>the source code) the number of hop's(nodes) to be more then 3 hop's it 
>work's fine(slowly,  but still working) and if im sting only 2 hop's 
>its still works great. but, when i'm setting only 1 hop, i can open the 
>Tor-browser but i can't use it(Tor-browser) to visit site(regular site 
>or onion site too). so im thinking maybe the Tor-network have protected 
>from users who are using 1 hop?

I guess it's part of the DoS protection recently implemented. My guard 
relay DoS statistics in the heartbeat log entry:

[notice] DoS mitigation since startup: 0 circuits killed with too many 
cells. 232704 circuits rejected, 15 marked addresses. 2939 connections 
closed. 1534 single hop clients refused.
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