Questions tagged [firewall]

This tag is to be used for questions about resolving issues with a firewall and Tor software or questions about how firewalls can interfere with Tor.

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Allow only tor traffic

I was thinking about how to block outgoing traffic on a server hosting a hidden service. I could lock down this server via iptables, but that does nothing for me if someone gets root (still gonna do ...
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What ports do I need to open on my UFW firewall? I cannot log into nyx. Do I need to also open my 9051/tcp port?

I have just installed tor middle relay using this youtube guide. I did everything up until the 12th minute of this video. I have tor installed on a vps server I run from Vultr. Then I have installed ...
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Manually firewall Ubuntu for Tor?

Can someone offer a brief walk-through for firewalling Ubuntu 16 with UFW for tor. I only want to allow tor traffic out on my device. I'm not sure if it's even possible with UFW. # ufw default deny ...
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Does a "deep inspecting" firewall or proxy at the initiator's site compromise anonymosity?

I wonder: If I use a tor connection (e.g. by using Tor Browser) on a site where there is a "deep inspecting" firewall or proxy that "breaks" SSL encryption, am I still anonymous ...
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Tor on OpenWRT using snowflake bridge for circumventing the internet censorship (Transparent Proxy TP)

I am using OpenWRT router 22.03.03 in a heavily censored country. That said all the VPN protocols are filtered and stopped working and the only option for getting connected to the free internet is ...
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Files downloaded from TOR could have trackers which act through outgoing connections. How to identify and remove the trackers?

Sorry, I'm new to this. From TOR's FAQ: Don't open documents downloaded through Tor while online Tor Browser will warn you before automatically opening documents that are handled by external ...
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Why Tor Onion Service doesn't need port-forwarding, nor a configuration at the firewall?

Let us say, a client with Tor browser tries to connect to my .onion web-server, both the client and the server will create Tor circuits and meet at the Rendezvous-Point, for now I hope I'm right. The ...
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How to close tails firewall port?

I need to closing two or more open firewall ports in tails. How can I send the command to do this?
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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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Windows Firewall Config

I'm attempting to setup Tor for use behind a Windows 7 firewall, I have set the firewall to block all outgoing traffic except those with a rule and configured it at first allow traffic for the ...
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Can you give name of free firewall and free antivirus that does not keep logs (for tor node)?

Can you give name of free firewall and free antivirus, preferably with open source code that does not keep logs and information that can deanonymize the user (for example, any entries (notes, logs) ...
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How do I configure my router to allow a tor connection into onionshare?

I want to onionshare a file from a pc running tails that is behind a firewall. The firewall currently forwards a couple of ports to a webserver on a different device, but blocks all others. Everything ...
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Tor connection in guest OS is being blocked by unknown firewall At Host OS part 2

a few days ago i have posted this: I am having a problem setting up tor through virtual box and let me give you guys some details: I have installed tor bundle on win xp that is installed on virtual ...
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How to run a LOCAL webserver on tails

I am running the latest TailsOS and would like to run and access a web service locally for myself. Just opening the index.html file in the TOR browser does not work, so I need some minimal web server ...
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Unable to connect Tor browser inside AD client

I'm trying to connect Tor inside the corporate IT network. The workstations are connected through the proxy server and firewall. When the connection failed with 'Connection timeout' error, I tried to ...
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How do you access Blockchain's tor hidden service?

I'm trying to access Blockchain's tor hidden service on tor in order to make a wallet over tor, but everytime I try to access the onion link they give me on blockchain's website, it always times out. ...
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File Quarantined by Anti-Virus Software from the Latest Upgrade of Tor Browser

I upgraded to the lastest version of Tor browser 9.0, and my antivirus software 360 Safeguard reported the file nssdbm3.dll being infected by trojan win32/Trojan.7be Could anybody tell me if this is ...
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1 Gbps server behind NAT: Can I help the tor network?

Reading Why isn't there any such option - middle-relay behind NAT? it seems there are (were?) no way to run a tor middle-relay if you are behind NAT and cannot control the firewall. Has that ...
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Can I sent ip and port combination when I connect to the tor network?

I would like to set my source port when I connect to the tor network. I know that the destination port is set irrespectively if you use a bridge or node to connect for out bound traffic. I would like ...
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Connect to a vpn through tor nftables

I have a box with 3 interfaces wlan0, eth0 (with internet connection) and tun0 (Openvpn). I want to connect that box to a remote vpn using tor socks. Until now I have the sock 60140 open in tor, the ...
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Is it possible to monitor/block ALL network activity while using Orbot/Orfox on an unrooted phone?

Does a person using an unrooted Android device have any options to successfully monitor and even restrict all network access; and have assurance that they are properly configured so that any allowed ...
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How does Tor pass the router?

Here's the story. When I run Tor software, in theory my computer becomes a relay, so user x sends some data to my computer and my computer passes that data to user y and vice versa. This is ...
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Allow application direct access to internet without tor

I am setting up tails with crypto wallets of currencies I use. The problem is that torify does not for some reason work with them. I don't really care that much about anonymity, so I have reset ...
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Do I need a firewall with Orbot on an Android? [duplicate]

I've been using Tor and Orbot on my laptop and Android for almost a year and I'm totally satisfied on both devices. On my laptop, I run an aftermarket firewall that I've used for many years, and it ...
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DHCPREQUEST: send_packet: Operation not permitted

seeing a lot of this in my whonix gateway logs. Should I be concerned or do anything about it? $ journalctl -af Jun 02 19:41:30 host dhclient[884]: DHCPREQUEST on eth0 to 192.168.122.1 port 67 ...
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Do I need a firewall and or Virus protection software

Having build my Ubuntu Pc and loaded TOR, it is now running very nicely as a Node. This is within my home network. The Node has got an IP static address, so it won't fail to get back as a Node if I ...
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Does tails have a penetrable firewall?

Does tails have a penetrable firewall? Currently tails firewall has a very complicated structure to it. It is difficult to say if the firewall is penetrable or not. One might think it is not when it ...
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Tor connection in guest OS is being blocked by unknown firewall At Host OS

I am having a problem setting up tor through virtual box and let me give you guys some details: I have installed tor bundle on win xp that is installed on virtual box but when i am trying to activate ...
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How can I set the firewall rules on Iptables without them getting deleted?

I am sending command line commands to the Iptables. Once I set these rules I connect to my router. on connecting all the rules I just add is removed and only the original firewall rules that tails has ...
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How to configure Whonix Gateway for communication between two local Workstations in Qubes?

I'm running Qubes with two Whonix Workstations side-by-side on the same Whonix Gateway. I'd like to set up SSH communication between them: locally, not through the onionsphere. How do I configure ...
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Firewall with Tails

I checked in the Tails documentation and I saw nothing about the firewall. Is there a firewall like iptables in Tails? Thanks
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Tails firewall rules with static IP configuration

Tails firewall rules with static IP configuration Please note that this question is in relation to the connection it self. The unencrypted part of the connection not the part of the connection that ...
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How do I enable plugins so I can use Tor to see sites that require plugins, and how do i prevent IP leak? [closed]

If a firewall is a good idea, where/how do i need to set up a firewall? (Sorry i'm not tech-savvy) Also i noticed firefox has an addon for preventing webrtc ip leaks. Can that be used with tor?
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Is there any reason an ISP can't block the BridgeDB?

Keep in mind that my knowledge of Tor Bridges specifically is fairly limited (I basically only know that a bridge is an unpublished guard node that you can use to enter the Tor network without anybody ...
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Tor is not connecting on windows 7 [duplicate]

I have tried using Bridges and all i get is this report: 02/06/2016 19:46:45 p.m..800 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all ...
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Is there a way to get portscanning (nmap) to work through Whonix?

I configured my Kali Linux Vm to run through the Whonix Gateway, however portscanning is not possible now as it shows that all ports are open, which is definitely not the case on my server. Is there a ...
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Azure "security rules" for tor-middle node [closed]

I trying to set-up a tor middle relay on Azure. I've an Ubuntu instance, tor is all installed and has bootstrapped fine, but it won't form a circuit and the ORPort is unreachable. I assume this is a ...
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Is there a way through DPI firewall?

Within a corporate network I'm sitting behind a DPI (deep packet inspection) firewall. Is there any way to break out? I don't know the manufacturer of the firewall - all I know is, that it work with ...
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Running a Tor relay behind Firewall

I'm trying to install a relay on a VM on Ubuntu. I follow the manual and all looks ok, except it says I should open a port on my firewall to be reachable from the outside... I have no access to the ...