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Do I need to configure a GeoIP database when using the ExitNodes directive?

I’m using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I’m running a Tor daemon like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --SocksPort 50003 The only changes I’ve made to the /...
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I want tor to use the same exit node [duplicate]

I really want to use the same exitnode each time I use TOR. I want the exitnode to be within the UK. I have just downloaded TOR therefore I'm new to how the setup works etc.
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What would speed up the Tor network the most: 500Mbits server or 5 x 100Mbits servers?

What would speed up the Tor network the most: 500Mbits exit relay server or 5 x 100Mbits exit relay servers?
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Diverse doubts about Tor relays

According to Tor's official website (https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-doc-relay.html.en), to be a relay I only have to modify the 'torrc' file and add the following information:  ORPort 443     ...
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Can I opt to be not middle relay?

I know that in a Tor circuit, there are typically 3 relays: Guard, Middle, and Exit. If I want to run a Tor relay, can I configure it so that I can only serve as Exit node, or Guard node, but not ...
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Where does tor look for directory servers?

I'm working on a project and need to determine how tor determines directory authorities. Looking at the source of version 0.2.8.0-alpha-dev (git-d015c70a118e4357) in file or/config.c there are a ...
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How does the exit node recognize which response from a server is tied to which request?

A Tor exit node communicating with a high volume web server may be sending streams from multiple Tor clients to that web server at the same time. If the clients used the Tor browser there should be ...
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Setting the country of the tor ExitNodes

I'm having some trouble in setting the country of the tor exit nodes. Following this link, by adding the bellow entries to the ./Data/torrc ExitNodes {ru} StrictNodes 1 an exit node from the ...
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I want to be an exit node

First of all, forgive me for my bad English. I don't speak the language fluently. But I hope you can understand. Into my torrc file, I added the following lines: ExitPolicy accept *:20-21 # FTP ...
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Strange anomaly using Facebook with Tor

I have been using Facebook with the Tor browser, with the exit node set always to be in a European country. Facebook has notified me that twice in the last 24 hours I have logged in from different ...
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How is tor traffic exempt from censorship/a country's DNS servers?

This is my understanding around how Tor may be used to circumvent a country's censorship of particular sites: John lives in a country that has blocked traffic to a particular server (via DNS, I ...
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Testing my own relay without being evil to the network [duplicate]

I have implemented some additionnal functionnality to my Tor relay such as more bandwith control than what is possible with the torrc configuration file. Howewer, I would like to try it because this ...
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Running parallel Tor servers with different exit IPs with nodejs app

I have a small node app that makes requests via Tor. My goal is to have a different exit IP for every request. in the torrc configuration file one can set MaxCircuitDirtiness 10, which will make it ...
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Are bridges a way to prevent identifying Tor exit nodes? [duplicate]

I'm using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac. I've come to realize that Tor exit nodes are easily identified, and as such, someone can block access to a Tor browser by simply blocking the IPs correspoding to those ...
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When I click “New Identity”, why do I sometimes end up with the same exit relay?

Three variants on the same question: If I click "new identity" in Tor Browser to get a new circuit, why does my new circuit sometimes have the same exit relay as the last circuit? Doesn't that hurt ...
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Use only specifics exit nodes for a site [duplicate]

In torrc, with AllowDotExit and MapAddress i can specify only one exit node for "mysite.com". For example with: AllowDotExit 1 MapAddress mysite.com mysite.com.mynode.exit With ExitNodes and ...
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Specific Tor Bridges to Use USA Exit Relay Only [duplicate]

I am trying to configure Tor bridges that will use only USA exit Relays. Is this possible? I notice there are not that many *USA* exit relays, If there are no available exit relays in the *US*, is ...
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How do I restrict exit to one country while running under Tails [2.6]?

I recognize that the first part of this question resembles others here, but those answers DO NOT appear to work! If you wish to combine this with Can I exit from a specific country or node?, fine. ...
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Unable to enforce exit node country (ubuntu)? [duplicate]

I tried to enforce Tor to use an exit node in The Netherlands, by adding the following lines to /etc/tor/torrc: ExitNodes {NL} StrictNodes 1 After editing, I did sudo service tor restart However, ...
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IP address in specific city

Do I have the ability to choose an exit IP Address at city-level? I need my IP address to show as Phoenix, Arizona. How do I chose that location for an IP Address?
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Same exit node (that change) for two different site

To use same exit node for two different site i can use in torrc: AllowDotExit 1 MapAddress site1.com site1.nodeA.exit MapAddress site2.com site2.nodeA.exit But in this way i use always the same exit ...
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“New circuit” not working right?

I set out to do an experiment that required me to do searches without cookies or location biasing the results. I wanted location, however to always be somewhere in USA, so I set ExitNodes accordingly....
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Tor relay loading informations

i've recently decided to support Tor throught a new relay, then i taked one of my server with debian 8 and follow the steps on torproject website after installing the most recently tor i've edited the ...
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Split interfaces for OR and exit traffic

I'm failing to find a simple way to configure tor to use a different IP for outbound OR traffic and a different one as an exit node. Unless I'm mistaken OutboundBindAddress sets both of them. Did I ...
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Iterate through List of Exitnodes

I am working on some kind of Exitnode Scanner (Like SoaT from Mike Perry). I have downloaded the list of all running Exitnode-IPs and I want to use each IP to build a 3-hop-circuit (or connect ...
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I'm looking for torrc to add a minor edit, but can only find torrc.orig or torrc.default. Where can I go to edit?

I'm trying to change the exit relay node of Tor to the UK, temporarily (as advised here). The advice is to add a bit of code in torrc. Now, I can find only the files "old" torrc, torrc.orig (empty) ...
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Tor Relay unresponsive

I'm running a Tor Exit Node for some weeks now and I've noticed something strange. every now and then, usually after 1 day of runtime I start to get this message in my ARM log. 14:03:48 [ARM_NOTICE]...
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What common sites are known to be troublesome for Tor use?

Certain sites block traffic from known exit nodes, and some sites simply show a CAPTCHA due to excessive abuse, etc. Is there a list of websites known to be troublesome for visitors using Tor?
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Why is Tails (2.5) Live O/S ignoring 'ExitNodes' in torrc?

is this a possible unreported bug in the tor browser 6.0.3 on tails 2.5 live? just for clarification, i experimented and added these commands: ExitNodes {CH} StrictNodes 1 either one by one ...
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Does Tor really use only one exit node for one website or more than one in the background?

In current Tor design, everytime a user type in an URL1, TBB will connect with that URL1 using a Tor path (say, A-B1-C1, with C1 is an exit node). And, for another URL2, TBB will connect with that ...
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One random exit node/IP-address for each new TOR session (but common for all websites) - how to?

Is it possible to keep one common exit node for all websites/domains during a TOR session? And this IP address should be different for each new TOR browsers sessions (i.e. random exit node). I mean ...
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Exit traffic through a SOCKS proxy

I want to run an exit node, but don't want to risk having to deal with rouge DMCA complaints. I also have (pay for) a high-bandwidth SOCKS5 proxy. I would like to route all exit traffic from my node ...
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How many 'peers' will be served by the average exit relay at any given time?

If the NSA is listening and recording at the (very often unecrypted) end where the Tor exit relay meets the Internet, noting all the fingerprinting information (as the webserver interacts with the Tor ...
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Why do I seem to have different IP addresses at the same time?

I edited the torrc-defaults file and added the line ExitNodes {GB} to get a UK exit node. (I myself am not in the UK.) It seemed to work, here's what dnsleaktest.com tells me However, other sites, ...
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How can a .onion url be routed on the internet on the right server?

Ok, so thank you for taking some time to read this. My teammates and I are on a university project to understand how Tor functions. In the context that a client made a request to a normal website (i....
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Tor no longer works on sites that want to block it

I heard that people can block the "exit nodes" IPs which are public so nobody can use tor to access their websites. Is this true? Doesn't that make tor useless in that case?
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How does the exit node relay data back to originator?

I read some of the answers on the forum trying to understand how a server talks back to client through TOR, and from what I understand nodes keep a record for a while of the next and previous node to ...
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“Trustworthy” exit nodes [closed]

Unfortunately, a secure end-to-end encrypted connection is not always an option in every case. The user's ISP is, in many cases (depends much on the country), probably more trustworthy than a random ...
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How do you specify a specific ExitNode? [duplicate]

I want to specify an ExitNode that is near me, so I looked at OnionView and found the IP address of the one I want to use. What is the syntax to put in torrc? ExitNodes 73.48.139.226? ExitNodes 73....
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Too much Not anonim Exit Nodes on the TOR Network!

Many exit nodes are not anonym. It says "Hi I'm a Proxy Or Hi I'm a Tor Exit Node on host name". Here is a test site: http://ipcim.com/hu/. Host names: TOR-EXIT.CYLAB.CMU.EDU sipb-tor.mit.edu ...
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Tor is only assigning circuits from a very limited subset of exit nodes

I am researching Tor, and as part of my research I was curious how many distinct exit relays a real-world client would include in building circuits. For my purposes, I am only interested in US exit ...
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Multiple connections across different exit nodes in Orchid

I have an application using orchid where I need to have multiple connections, all using different exit nodes, to a server. Is this possible using Orchid, and if it is, how would I do it? Orchid ...
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Is there any Legal Issues with Tor in Brazil?

In Brazil, your ISP, according to the law, must keep a track of the connections you do with your IP address from your network. This track is used to prove that "you" (or someone using your WiFi, or ...
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Does running the Tor browser turn me into a (exit) relay?

If the person downloads the Tor Browser and uses it to surf the Internet, is this person also automatically running a Tor exit node or a Tor relay? Or other nodes?
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What does the heartbeat line in my torrc mean?

I know that the Tor logs are in /var/log/tor. I have a question as to what one of the lines in the log means though. I see something along these lines: Heartbeat: Tor's uptime is 4 days 18:00 hours, ...
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Does a tor message keep track of number of nodes it's gone through?

Let's say you have a message. Does it include the number of hops it has passed through? If no, what is stopping it from just being passed around indefinitely and never reaching an exit node? If yes, ...
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ExitNodes directive not working?

I'm a Tor newbie. I've installed tor and tor-browser on Ubuntu 12.04 machine. It launches well and seems to work as expected. I wanted to set my exit node in the country of my choosing and found the ...
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Tor exit node is Forum spammer [closed]

When I researched the exit node for the tor circuit I was given, I saw that it was a forum spammer. Even after changing my identity , the new exit node was still listed as a forum spammer. Is this ...
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Exit node security from Man-in-the-middle attacks

Apparently, any exit relay may steal some private data from HTTP requests (like auth data / cookies / credit card information), if the connection itself is not encrypted. Does HTTPS provide a ...
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Run Tor in the background via the shell

After configuring the Tor relay through a remote SSH session my terminal is still waiting (sort of stuck at this line on my remote SSH session ). it says: Nov 11 10:10:00.000 [notice] Performing ...