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Use only specifics exit nodes for a site

In torrc, using 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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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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Making Data Transactions Ambiguous

I just signed up on the TOR StackExchange. Let me preface my question by warning everybody that I am not a technical expert and apologizing in advance if some of my assumptions are incorrect or naive. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 do we find out the identities of online scammer(s) who used TOR?

A TOR node http://85.93.218.204/ was used for an online scam and more than 20 falilies were involved. How can we uncover identifiable information (such as IP addresses, devices and etc) of these ...
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Is it possible to find hidden service IPs by compromising an end node of a client connecting to it?

So the TOR works basically by sending a encrypted packet across multiple computers. The packet is encrypted such that only the first computer on the relay knows the user's IP, and the last computer ...
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Running a Tor relay using Orbot

I cannot see options to run tor relay or exit node from Orbot (Android App). I think it would be a very awesome feature to have on mobile devices because mobile devices have very good uptime like ...
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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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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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"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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Is it dangerous to have Tor exit node?

If I buy VPS and create Tor exit node there what would happen if someone did bad thing using my exit node? (terrorism, hacking goverment sites etc) VPS provider will share information about me to FBI ...
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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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Does running Orbot mean I am running a Tor exit relay?

I downloaded Orbot on my tablet and I've been reading about the Tor network and I looked up "Is running Tor illegal in the U.S.". I found out about exit-relays and the Orbot app said something about ...
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Block nodes in torrc hidden service

I used this torr config https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=331077.0 ClientOnly 1 EnforceDistinctSubnets 0 UseEntryGuards 1 NumEntryGuards 8 GeoIPExcludeUnknown 1 EntryNodes AutonomyCube,...
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IP showing through Tor different to exit node IP

When I carry out IP lookups from within Tor, my own IP address is occasionally different to the one showing as my exit relay when viewing the circuit. Sometimes it is very similar (eg my IP: 215.24.13....
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Why does Torbutton circuit view not consistently show the correct exit node?

Making an arbitrary number of new identities will eventually cause the circuit view in Torbutton to show the wrong exit node. This is a screenshot I took to show the problem. Notice Torbutton thinks ...
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Can't watch BBC iPlayer content despite UK IP

BBC iPlayer content can be watched in UK only. I added this to torrc file: ExitNodes {gb} StrictNodes 1 GeoIPExcludeUnknown 1 AllowSingleHopCircuits 0 When I check my IP it always locates it in UK, ...
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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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Is it possible to add any IP address as exit node?

The IP addresses of Exit nodes are well known for anyone who is interested in it. Is it possible to setup an exit node so its IP address isn't published in the list of Tor exit nodes?
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How would I block exit nodes correctly?

I'm attempting to advise another party on how to block just requests from Tor exit nodes, not non-exit relays. I think I understand the correct data sources to provide to them, but I'd like ...
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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 on linux - how to select exit nodes manually

On windows, there is an application called Advanced Onion Router (or, AdvOR) which lets you choose your tor exit nodes, and it lists them all out. This is great, because some exit nodes have ...
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If I select specific country exit nodes, why is IP not dynamic anymore?

I'm trying to look like I am coming from a small country, and when I do that, no matter how many times I press "New Tor circuit for this site", my final, exit IP stays the same. Why does this happen? ...
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Anonymous VPS Permitting Exit Nodes?

I want to run some exit nodes to give back to the community. Are there any lists of VPS providers in U.S. or Europe who allow anonymous VPS purchase, preferably through cryptocurrency, who also allow ...
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Tor can not connect when trying to use ExitNodes from Iran

I'm visiting a website that only is available from Iran, and I want to use Tor and I want Tor to use an exit node from Iran, So, I put this on the torrc file: ExitNodes {ir} StrictNodes 1 But, I get ...
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changing exit node automatically?

I watch few geographically restricted channels via tor, by manually changing the exit nodes in the torrc file to the corresponding geographic location the go to the channel address. Ideally, I would ...
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How to use tor exit node and VPN to break through GFW in China?

I am trying to deploy private tor network in China. This whole private tor network is unconnected with the Tor on the Internet. Due to GFW in China, I can only visit domestic internet via my private ...