Passing another,second,individual "torrc" on command line to Tor possible ?
kitsune.or at gmail.com
Tue Jan 1 03:06:37 UTC 2008
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Ben Stover wrote:
> Can I start Tor with a second, individual "torrrc" configuration file?
> In general I want to use the original torrc. But occasionally I want to use e.g. specific exit nodes.
> So I must use a modified torrc. Instead of always having to manually edit the one and only torrc
> I would appreciate to have a second torrc which I can pass to Tor as starting parameter on command line.
Yes. I've done it before in order to launch two instances of Tor, to
keep their streams from being correlated.
However, it certainly can be done with a single instance. The command
line option you want is -f , like this:
tor -f [path-to-modified-torrc]
F. Fox: A+, Network+, Security+
Owner of Tor node "kitsune"
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