Opened 3 years ago

#20902 new defect

Torbutton's New Identity fails under high load

Reported by: gk Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-newnym
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Description

It seems there are cases where our New Identity fails under high load. In this case users are getting the following error:

Torbutton cannot safely give you a new identity. It does not have access to the Tor Control Port.

Are you running Tor Browser Bundle?

This got reported on our blog: https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-browser-65a5-released#comment-223933.

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