[tor-talk] Are 'StrictNodes 1' actually strict?

Roger Dingledine arma at torproject.org
Sun Feb 2 22:57:28 UTC 2020

On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 11:54:40PM -0000, mimble9 at danwin1210.me wrote:
> That said, I have used the StrictNodes / ExitNodes combination many times
> recently and it has worked.
> For example:
> StrictNodes 1
> ExitNodes {ro}
> or:
> StrictNodes 1
> ExitNodes example_one
> ExitNodes example_two

Yep. StrictNodes does nothing there, and ExitNodes by itself should do
what you ask it to do.

> So if I wanted to use a specific exitnode, how would my torrc look?

The same as above, but leaving out the StrictNodes line since it
doesn't do anything.


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