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Questions relating to Tor Hidden Services

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TOR client ip from the server side

Question regarding running a hidden service. In php, when i do: $ip = $_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR']; echo $ip; It returns my client ip address as 127.0.0.1 Is this due to the client never leaving via an ...
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NowTV ChiliTV Italy not working in Tunisia [duplicate]

Is there any chance to use TOR to let them run? FTB Tor is working but NowTV and ChiliTV don't give me the way to login or they say you are out of Europe (that's true). Is there something into ...
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I have setup tor on Ubuntu 16.04 using Apache2 It works for an http site, but, I want to make it and https site.

In researching how to do this I notice that I have to purchase an ssl certificate to get it to work. Is this the only way to do this? I am running the onion server from my home computer. It is not ...
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Tor relay giving false HSDir flag

Today my tor relay started reporting the HSDir flag out of nowhere. I do not have a hidden service configured. Is this something i should worry about? Everything looks fine, and i see no services ...
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Host hidden service without accepting incoming connections?

So I am building a p2p network, it will be almost entirely comprised of nodes running on mobile phones and so therefore they will not have public IP addresses and will not be able to accept incoming ...
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Correlation different HS for each services

I have two service : FTPS (to store my files) and SSH (to configure and administer my server) I would like to avoid any correlation, if I create one hidden services for each services enough ? Is ...
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hide IP from webserver software and PHP

I want to setup a hidden service but I would like to hide the IP from the webserver software (nginx here) and PHP, but I'm not sure how to do it? If nginx and PHP can't know the current server IP, no ...
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What is up with these longer onion addresses?

Some number of years ago, I heard that one of the reasons that Tor does not allow anything longer than a 1024-bit RSA key as an onion service's private key is because the address would be a lot longer,...
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nginx leaks my hidden service port number

I have my .onion service running: http://oeptyn6jtusgda63.onion/ When i try to open wrong link, my TorBrowser shows me an error like this: Firefox can’t establish a connection to the server at ...
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Why is it when i go to .onion sites that I'm told that my connection is not secure or encrytped?

Okay so I'm fairly new to actually using Tor, but I have known about it for years. I have read many things on how to stay secure and anonymous while on Tor. I also have the Tor browser security ...
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How the tor network works?

There are different questions that come up to my mind when using tor. 1)I know that private_key of a hidden service is really secret and if leaked can make you traceable. But how can I trace some ...
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Hidden Services and the “Eyes”

What can be done to improve anonymity of Hidden Service ag ainst the "Eyes" or intelligence agencies like NSA, GCHQ I'm not loking for a bullet proof solution but only steps an operator can take to ...
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Hidden Service in nginx always redirect to the site in ClearNet

I have created my Hidden Service just to do experience, but I am having toubles doing it. As they says the official instructions here, https://www.torproject.org/docs/tor-onion-service I started ...
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How do I host a wordpress blog on tor?

How do I go about hosting a wordpress blog as a hidden service? Are there providers who will host it for me? Or will I have to configure it myself?
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What is password for ssh login for ssh over hidden service

I am tryimg to setup ssh over tor hidden service. I am following steps from this article: https://nurdletech.com/linux-notes/ssh/hidden-service.html I have completed all steps but when try to do ssh ...
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Can't access FTP on my onion domain

I've registered an onion domain from this site, and it's up and running, however, when I try to connect to my website via FTP (FileZilla), it gives me this error Status: Disconnected from server ...
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SSH only for onion network

https://medium.com/@tzhenghao/how-to-ssh-over-tor-onion-service-c6d06194147 I follow this tutorial, but I want that my ssh service only works in onion network
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Multiple *.onion addresses “Unneeded torrc entries found.” error

I have a torrc file with multiple hidden service entries HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/host1 HiddenServiceVersion 3 HiddenServicePort 80 10.152.152.12:80 HiddenServicePort 22 10.152.152.12:22 ...
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Does running tails on a VM pose a security risk to the host machine?

I was wondering if I can use tails on a VM to browse .onion sites in a low risk manner.
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Unable to connect to localhost or 127.0.0.1

I am trying to setup onion hidden service and i am using xampp default apache web server. I setup everything correctly and got my hostname and private key but the main problem i am getting is that i ...
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why i don't have the hidden_service folder in my computer

when I set up the hidden service in "torrc" file and I browse into /var/lib/tor I didn't find the hidden_service folder tor and apache2 are installed any idea why ?
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SSH Tor Hidden Service on Pi3 - Cannot create hidden service directory

I'm pretty confused by this. Took a little learning on my desktop but it was a completely different issue. I just got my Pi 3 setup, installed tor (sudo apt-get install tor) as well as everything tor-...
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Missing History

Most of us know of Tor V2 addresses (16 characters) and Tor V3 addresses (56 characters). What about Tor V1 addresses? What was its specification or why wasn't it used much or at all? Example: ...
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Generating new addresses

Tor v2 addresses were generated by a base32 string of the first 80 bits of the SHA1 hash of the private key (sic - public key) How can I generate Tor v3 addresses? (basic command line tools preferred,...
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How many possible Tor hidden-service addresses are there?

Given the length and character set of .onion domains (e.g. DDG https://3g2upl4pq6kufc4m.onion/), how many possible Tor hidden-service addresses are there?
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Multiple Hidden Services

Is it better to have one server that connects to Tor and connect all the hidden services to that one server, or one server connecting to Tor for each hidden service? The Tor connections will all be ...
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Windows hidden service hosting crashes tor

after update to v7.5.3 starting tor with added those lines to torrc file get me stuck in tor unexpectedly crashed restart loop. HiddenServiceDir "C:\xxxx\zzzz" HiddenServicePort 9412 127.0.0.1:9324 ...
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localhost wordpress won't load completely on tor browser

first , sorry for bad English i try to run a wordpress site on local machine and everything is ok but when i brows my site using tor browser page wont load completely an when i click on a link ,[![...
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Questions about Tor Directory Authority / Hosting .Onion / Relays Encryption / Keys

So I have tried to find this information and have read abit on here and the internet but keep finding different answers. When opening Tor it will connect to the Tor Directory Authority - I have read ...
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If Tor is backed by government

If Tor would be backed by government (https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-03-02/tor-project-almost-100-funded-us-government-report), which approach would they need to take to technically be able to ...
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Jquery and bootstrap risk for Tor Hidden service

If you make a tor hidden service which has scripts and CSS (the whole core) of bootstrap and the whole Jquery library in the server (and included in the pages). Can you deanonymize the tor hidden ...
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Tor service web page statistics

I'm running simple tor service, just a bunch of web pages hosted via nginx. I collect access logs for nginx to monitor visitors on my pages and here is the question: how can I count unique users ...
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Hosting Site as Hidden Service

Is it advisable to host a very lightweight (less than 300 KiB per page, including all images, stylesheets etc.) general purpose site as a hidden service? I do not expect there to be many users (...
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Do different hidden services on a single host share circuits to RP (if RP is fixed by the tor2web client)?

If a tor2web-mode client specified a RP and simultaneously communicated with two different hidden services set up a single server, would these hidden services with separate onion addresses share/reuse ...
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How do multiple hidden services (one .onion address, multiple ports) work?

HiddenServicePorts allow multiple hidden services to be set up with one .onion address, like a72th2gu5tqnqcja.onion:80 and a72th2gu5tqnqcja:8080. I'm really curious about how they actually work. My ...
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End-to-End encryption using hidden services

How does end-to-end encryption between Client and Hidden Service work? I am trying to understand more about TOR and how it works and found something about a end-to-end encryption between the client ...
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Can I get a Let's Encrypt certificate for hidden services? [duplicate]

Is it possible to use Let's Encrypt to generate a certificate for an .onion address? From what I read, it is currently not supported, but I wonder whether there are technical reasons preventing it, ...
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How can I get Apple's first-party utilities like Calendar.app to connect to Onion services on macOS 10.13.x “High Sierra”?

I am attempting to duplicate a configuration that was relatively simple on Mac OS X 10.10.5 "Yosemite" on a similarly-configured computer running macOS 10.13.2 "High Sierra" wherein the built-in Apple ...
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How does Tor browser find hidden websites [closed]

I was reading about search engines and i have seen that google for example is crawling and expending it's indexes by finding new links inside of the current websites he is scanning at the time. So my ...
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How do I make sure that my Apache hosted .onion site is more secure and is very hard to trace?

I know that apache can be easily traced, so I was wondering how I could patch up some vulnerabilities so that I am not tracked.
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Using XAMPP to run an onion site, tor gave me the address of the site, but when I put it into tor it says “Unable to Connect”

By "tor already gave me the address of the site", I mean that I have already added the little code I needed to in the 'torrc' file, and It gave me the two files with my key and hostname. I did ...
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problem loading page,connection timed out [duplicate]

When i go to hidden wiki 95 percent of the websites will not open. I get a message that connection is timed out because the site took to long to respond I am new to this and I do not know what to try ...
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Backwards Compatibility on the Tor Network

How big of an issue is backwards compatibility on the Tor network? The reason I ask is that my Onion v3 hidden service is set up and ready to go, however I am unsure when to discontinue my Onion v2 ...
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limit tor socks server to a certain hidden service

I have tor running on a pc, with its socks server listening on localhost port 9050. I would like to limit the socks server in this way: socks requests (from clients) should be allowed only for a ...
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Hidden Service Files

I've gone through so many similar questions already asked online but can't seem to find an answer that works for me and I'm going crazy trying to figure this out. I'm trying to configure the hidden ...
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Security: Can an exit node be set up with an encrypted connection to the service?

So far it seems that all exit note-to-server connections are communicated in plaintext. Is there a way to add something to a Linux or Windows server so that very last hop is encrypted? Or ...
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Accessing remote micro-services from my Tor hidden service

I plan on creating a somewhat architecturally complex Tor hidden service (not a large monolithic PHP site as most seems to be) for education purpose, while keeping it as secure as possible (no IP ...
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Bypassing pressure of content removal by Tor hidden service

My blog has stopped working after compromising previous VPS and pressure to entire blog content removal because of writing about Tor, I2P, Bitcoin, ethical hacking. I wrote in closed IT blog mainly ...
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Why use a rendez vous point instead of a introduction point?

This is maybe a obvious question but why a client need to use a rendez-vous point instead of directly use a introduction point for communicate with the hidden service? It is because introduction ...
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I need help viewing videos!

How does one view videos on Tor if it will not allow Flash? Is there another way? I have tried several sites, and I am not able to view any videos. What is the solution?