how did my OP discover this IP address?
jamuir at scs.carleton.ca
Wed Feb 14 17:38:57 UTC 2007
> On 2/14/07, James Muir <jamuir at scs.carleton.ca> wrote:
>> I've been reading my OP's log file sorting through the various outbound
>> connections that it makes into the Tor network. I came across the
>> following directory fetch request:
>> connection_connect(): Connecting to "184.108.40.206":9030
>> What has me a little puzzled is that I can't find this IP address
>> anyplace in my OP's cached directory information. Also, looking at the
>> torstats web page (https://torstat.xenobite.eu), I don't find it listed
>> there either.
>> I think maybe this was the IP address of the router hevad99, which is
>> now listed with the IP 220.127.116.11. If this host has a dhcp connection
>> then that might explain things.
>> Is it the case that hevad99's IP address changed during my (1 hour) Tor
Ringo Kamens wrote:
> Perhaps that was an IP you typed directly in. For example, you clicked
> on a web link and instead of http://domainname.tld it was
> http://182.271.274.175 in which case tor would only show and IP. I'm
> not sure if that's how it would appear in the log file, but it's a
> Ringo Kamens
The connection is a directory request (port 9030) made by my Tor client
(aka. my Onion Proxy). It's not a result of my surfing the web. I know
this for certain because I didn't do any web surfing while the log file
was generated; I just let the Tor client connect to the Tor network for
I'm just a little curious about why that IP address (18.104.22.168)
doesn't show up in the Tor directory. If there is a record someplace of
past IP addresses that ORs use then it might show up there. Anyone
know of such a record?
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