(FWD) Re: IP resolving

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Sat Apr 22 02:39:26 UTC 2006

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From: Dennis Roberts <denrober at spacerodent.org>
Subject: Re: IP resolving
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 17:55:03 -0700
To: or-talk at freehaven.net

Looks like you might be going through a NAT.

Add the following to your tor server config file:

Address [your external ip address]

Normally tor tries to figure this out on its own, in your case it  

On Apr 21, 2006, at 3:43 PM, Brian C wrote:

> I just started getting these warnings in my tor server logs.
> Running and wondering how to resolve. (I did a little
> scrubbing of domain names and IP addresses below).
> Apr 21 14:12:23.936 [notice] resolve_my_address(): Could not resolve
> guessed local hostname 'subdomain.domain.tld'. Trying something else.
> Apr 21 14:12:23.937 [notice] resolve_my_address(): Learned IP address
> '' for local interface. Using that.
> Apr 21 14:12:23.937 [warn] resolve_my_address(): Address '<guessed  
> from
> interfaces>' resolves to private IP '192.168.#.##'. Tor servers  
> that use
> the default DirServers must have public IP addresses.
> Apr 21 14:12:23.937 [warn] check_descriptor_ipaddress_changed():
> options->Address didn't resolve into an IP.
> Brian

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