[shadow-support] scallion server with 127.0.0.1 address?

Rob Jansen jansen at cs.umn.edu
Wed Sep 18 22:08:46 CDT 2013


On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 4:30 PM, Giang Nguyen <cauthu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Rob Jansen <jansen at cs.umn.edu> wrote:
>> You are absolutely right, that IP should not be assigned. Though, I
>> don't believe Shadow will actually use the IP attribute until the next
>> release.
>
> Ah, good to know.
> But what does this mean regarding the geoip information, since the
> scallion plugin is given ~/.shadow/share/geoip? I notice the assigned
> IP addresses are like 147.1.0.0 and 8.2.0.0, which I presume don't
> really match up with the geoip database.
> Thanks.

We use the "TestingTorNetwork" option, which turns on a bunch of
options that allow otherwise invalid addresses, etc. You can check the
options that are enabled when "TestingTorNetwork" is on here:
https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-manual-dev.html.en

Rob


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