[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBuddy to use Tor to resolve IP address of nodes?
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On 05/01/13 16:55, Graham Burnside wrote:
> I'm not fully up to speed on Tor, so my apologies if I am not
> understanding this correctly. If the freedomboxes are not being
> listed centrally, how do they find each others hidden services? Is
> there a DHT passed around all connecting clients?
When a client creates a hidden service, it builds circuits to the
directory servers and publishes a descriptor anonymously. The other
client builds circuits to the directory servers to retrieve the
(There were plans to use a DHT for storing hidden service descriptors,
but as far as I know they haven't been implemented. My knowledge could
be out of date though.)
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