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Questions tagged [bridge]

Questions relating to bridge relays, their maintenance and operation.

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Tor not connecting anymore

recently I had to reinstall Tor over two home servers running on two different landlines (thus two different ISPs) and on both the connection fails at 10%. Both servers have been updated to Ubuntu 16....
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why my tor network connection fail?

this is the copy of tor log.. 11/15/18, 13:37:18.943 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 11/15/18, 13:...
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Tor is using different bridges every time I start

My Tor Browser is using different obfs4 bridges every time I start. Is this okay ? Somewhere I read that Tor should use same bridge every time it connects and every 3 month it change the bridge. In ...
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Tor use different bridges

I have Windows and Linux on my computer. Both have Tor installed and I'm connecting using bridges - default obfs4 that come with Tor. Windows Tor and Linux Tor was using same bridge to connect. But ...
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What is iat-mode at the end of obfs4's bridge lines?

By looking at a obfs4 bridge, we can see that it ends with iat-mode=x which x can be 0, 1 or 2. Bridge obfs4 1.2.3.4:9443 0F2C3218 cert=FH+9dukjekdfhcn iat-mode=0 What does this iat-mode indicates ...
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Here Are My Specific Steps To Configure A Tor Relay On Windows 10, 8,, 7

To see my instructions, watch the YouTube video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GlAhq-YSC0&feature=youtu.be
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Is OBFS4 working in China and Venezula?

I just set up a new bridge running OBFS4 obfuscation, and am wondering if OBFS4 is working in China and Venezuela? Thanks for the insight.
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establishing an encrypted directory connection failed

Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed. System Clock is fine I tried All the Bulit in bridges: obs4, obs3, meek, fte On requesting Bridges, I got this: Unable to obtain Bridge from ...
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How to make apt-transport-tor to use bridges?

There is no such info https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/TorifyHOWTO/apt Is there a way to use bridges ?
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Tor Blocked: How to Know Its Origin?

I do have access to the Tor network from a university in Europe. In order to be able to connect internet, we must first configure the connection with a proxy (the university is then the ISP), so have ...
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How to make apt-transport-tor use bridges?

I install apt-transport-tor to torify my system updates. But how I can make it run using bridges ?
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can't find a pluggable transport proxy supporting 'meek'

This is the log 9/7/2018 16:32:49 PM.500 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 9/7/2018 16:33:00 PM....
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Use Microdescriptors when using bridge

When I run tor with a simple config without specifying any bridge, it would download and use micro version of descriptors. but in the case that i specify to use bridge, (meek or obfs4) it desperately ...
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How to get the fingerprint or nickname of first relay?

I see only the country of bridge that I'm connecting to. How do I get nickname or fingerprint ? Also how I can check to what country a fingerprint belongs ?
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Tor bridge with pluggable transports but 0 unique users

I am running a ftp bridge for a longer time now. Has been on obfs4 protocol before. https://metrics.torproject.org/rs.html#details/042A873687F3EC9C69CA1E9113A6C5A9BAC0FF95 It has been down for some ...
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Is it possible to use a bridge when running tor from source on macos

I'm in the process of running tor from source code on a mac but the place i'm located filters tor out the best they can so the only way to use tor browser is with a bridge is it possible to use a ...
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How to check the IP of bridge I'm connecting to?

How to check the IP of bridge I'm connecting to ? I'm using Windows.
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Tor not getting connected

when i connect tor i am getting error at establishing directories here is the log data 7/20/2018 17:42:12 PM.300 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network ...
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Tor Bridge Setup Windows 10

I'm looking to setup a tor bridge on my personal laptop which runs Win10. I know this isn't the optimal hardware or OS to make setup easy, but tor is best when all kinds of users participate, so I ...
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No traffic on obfs4 bridge

I am running an obfs4 bridge on my raspberry pi since 10 days now and haven't seen a single client since then. My torrc looks like this: RunAsDaemon 1 ORPort 9001 ExitRelay 0 BridgeRelay 1 ...
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What kinds of attack can a bridge carry out?

I have been recently doing some research on anonymity implications of using a bridge, and wrote a tool (not very well written though) for setting up a malicious bridge node. However, I am not clear ...
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using meek bridge programmatic

I am working on a tor launcher using stem.process module. my problem is that when i specify tor to use meek bridge, it stop at bootstrapping part. my config: config = { 'SocksPort': '7000', '...
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Why do bridges hide that I am using Tor?

I read that using bridges lets you access websites that (soft)block Tor (e.g. Google) and it really does, but the bridge is the first node in your circuit so why don't website block based on the exit ...
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Can Tor make P.T. the baseline, to hinder tyrannical governments?

Since obfs4 is broken to the NSA, how does using it as the minimum baseline expose the Tor Project to legal issues such as accusations of violating CALEA or hindering BULLRUN? If it’s not feasible to ...
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Why can't I find Tor's logs or how do I check Tor works normally?

I've just upgraded Ubuntu and Tor has also been upgraded, as I use the package officially provided by the OS maintainers. I did certain changes to the torrc file, namely I decided to run a bridge ...
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Can i use the same ip for Tor bridge and Exit-Relay to work together?

Im working on project in Tor and im running Exit-Relay and Tor-Bridge together(on the same ip). for this im using VMware Ubuntu 16.04 with SSH. im using "arm" option tor run the Tor through terminal ...
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Stop Asking me if I really want a bridge

Is there any way to get tor to stop asking 2-4 times a day If I really want to use a bridge? This had been a problem a few months ago but seemed to have gone away. When I start tor, it randomly asks ...
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OpenSSL warning notice for bridge

I get the warning below when starting running a bridge. Should I change the torrc file, or do something else, to deal with this problem, or should I ignore the message? Apr 14 06:16:02.385 [warn]...
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Is there anything I should change in a torrc file for a obfs4 bridge

Here is my current torrc file with the contact details and name obscured. Is there anything wrong with it, missing, contradictory, or in need of improvement? After over 6 weeks of running it, ...
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Tor (with bridges) keeps giving “connections have failed” in command line (while working ok through Tor Browser)?

When I try to connect to Tor through command line (Windows 10): "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor\tor.exe" -f "C:\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Tor\torrc" | more I get the following error:...
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Why do bridges collapse?

I'd like to ask if anybody knows why all bridges suddenly go offline at random times? It can be viewed via the Tor metrics chart which shows how number of active bridges often hits zero and then ...
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Tails does not connect to obsf4 Tor Bridge - stuck at “Establishing an encrypted directory connection”

I am having issues connecting to a Obfs4 bridge through Tails. My internet connection is fine - I am able to open and use the unsafe browser without any issues, as well as make a direct connection ...
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How do get Tor to stop asking to remove my settings?

Connecting to Tor directly has become very slow on my computer lately. Like 1 minute to load 80% of a page only to fail. So I setup to Tor to use the recommended bridge and it connects like it used ...
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What prevents tor from configuring ALL entry nodes to act like bridges?

What prevents tor from configuring ALL entry nodes to act like bridges? This would dramatically improve the speed for connecting through bridges
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Can I operate a relay and Bridge on same computer?

After ironing out several buggy problems with my Tor relay it's now been in operation for almost sixty days without problems (almost). Have one irritant left but it's not of to much concern. System - ...
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how pluggable transport is managed against BridgeAuthority?

given that BridgeAuthority relay has information of all published (non-private) bridge relays, it could be used to compromise pluggable transport, is that the case? specifications
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Why does Atlas show bridge ORPort differing from torrc?

I run Tor 0.2.5.14 on Linux and tried setting it up as a bridge with obfs3 and obfs4 enabled. According to the log everything is ok, but Atlas shows a seemingly random ORPort in the higher ranges ...
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I can't get Tor browser working without a bridge, when running a bridge I get broken captcha's, tried javascript/no scripts

10/10/2017 20:42:16.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 10/10/2017 20:42:16.600 [NOTICE] ...
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Problems setting up Tor bridges and relays with UK internet BT Home Hub 6

I have been trying to set up a relay from a laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 connected to the internet through a BT Home Hub 6, and am having a problem reported as being with Port 9001 not being reachable. ...
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Why is my guard failing a so large amount of circuit?

I run a obfs4 bridge on my Raspberry Pi3 and every few hours I get this warning from Tor (I can read it from my notice.log file): Sep 15 19:51:29.000 [warn] Your Guard TokenBlack ($...
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How to Configure a tor on a domain-joined Windows at work

i can use tor at home with no difficulty,but i need use it at work too. my PC at work is a domain-joined PC and i have no right to change any thing like firewall. the PC is configured to connect to ...
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unable to create bridge

I have downloaded and installed the Tor browser on my windows 10, but it will not open. The 'circular symbol' operates for a number of seconds, but then stops. I have tried checking the clock; ...
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Is it possible to use meek bridges in orbot?

I decide to try orbot in a heavily censored environment and can't get it to work. ppl suggests try to put a few bridges in the setting menu. I tried a few obfs3 and obfs4 bridges, and it doesn't help, ...
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I'm trying to operate a obs4 bridge, any help would be much appreciated

As of now I've been trying to setup a tor bridge, to no avail, for 3 days. Additionally it seems that the log readouts are from the previous day (this shows everytime I run the logs command). Thus far ...
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How can one avoid Tor correlation attacks?

People usually recommend either using a VPN or hosting an entry or exit node in a remote server. But what about proxies and bridges, for example? And are there any other way to avoid correlation ...
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Windows 7 and TOR no longer working. [closed]

The last time I used TOR was a couple of months ago. I did nothing to the computer(s) it's on. TOR now shows the Loading Progress Bar and Gets about half way loaded and Stops. Is anyone Else having ...
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Orbot does not start using bridges (like Azure), but it does start without bridges used

Few days ago on Android 7.1.2 I have installed Orbot and Orfox from Google Play. Few days back I started Orbot and pressed Start button. Connection was successfully established and Browser button was ...
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Failed to establish a Tor connection. Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed. None of the answers work read below for more please

Tor failed to establish a Tor network connection. Establishing an encrypted directory connection failed And adress and port changes all the time I tried All the bridges, obs4, obs3, meek, fte and ...
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Optimal configuration for an obfs4 bridge

In response to the blocking of Tor in even more countries and organisations, I decided to set up a (private) bridge. I would like the bridge to: be accessible to users with strict outgoing connection ...
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Tails 3.0 blocks connection to ANY obfs4 bridge

I've attempted to use six different obfs4 bridge relays and according to the tor log the connection is terminated. using obfs3 does work. any suggestions? Thanks in advance!!