Modify circuit lifetime?

Michael Holstein michael.holstein at
Wed May 24 13:29:51 UTC 2006

New circuits can be forced by manually selecting an exit (eg:

Also .. the 10-minute lifetime dosen't apply to established sessions 
(eg: SSH, IM, etc.)

I suppose you could also modify the client source, but why would you 
want to?


numE wrote:
> Hi,
> i learned from the faq, that the normal circuit lifetime is 10minutes.
> Is it possible to modify this or force tor to use a new circuit (without
> reloading tor).
> greetings,
> numE

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