TOR on Academic networks (problem)
peter at palfrader.org
Wed May 17 13:33:09 UTC 2006
On Wed, 17 May 2006, Michael Holstein wrote:
> >You are hurting the Tor network more than you realize. You are lying to
> >clients and clients cache that answer. Don't do this.
> I've tested this before, and since the /etc/hosts entry refers to an
> address which is blocked by *all* TOR servers default exit policy, it
> just says "requested exit node will deny your request".
> Do they still cache the DNS answer?
The reject cell includes a the resolved IP address. This answer is
> Would it be better to block them by allowing a (legitimate) DNS lookup,
> and then null-routing the IP space involved?
> Doing *nothing* is NOT an option here.
Add them to your exit policy. If that turns out to be too long (more
than just a couple of lines), make your exit policy rejects broader,
even if that means rejecting *:80.
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