Questions tagged [network-configuration]

This tag should be used for questions about configuring a network (most likely configuring the Tor-network).

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Tor transparent port on an external address: Connections made have the same IP:PORT of it. How can I make the connections have the right ip?

I want to install Tor in my router but I don't want to use its SOCK5 port but its TransPort directly in the machine side and forward the traffic to bridges (to use with virtual machines). The router ...
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Multiple hidden services on one server

How is it that I can host multiple (static) hidden services on one server? I am just needing 3 simple and static HTML sites with their own .onion? If I add multiple HiddenServiceDir do they have to be ...
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Connected to a tor relay failed (TLS_ERROR - 192.0.2.2:2). Error when trying to connect to tor

I am trying to connect to tor but I get the error: Connected to a tor relay failed (TLS_ERROR - 192.0.2.2:2) I only get that error when using the meek-azure built-in bridge, when I use any other ...
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How to block all non-tor network traffic on GNU/Linux?

What is the simplest way to identify and block all non-tor network traffic on GNU/Linux? I assume the most effective way would be some kind of iptables rule to distinguish between tor and non-tor ...
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Error accessing onion service websites

When I access sites on the onion network, I get the following error: [warn] Onion address [scrubbed] requested from a port with .onion disabled how do I solve this problem?
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Tor Browser not able to open sites

I am not able to open any sites with tor browser from my win 10 laptop in office, even though I could do this earlier. I suspect my IT admin is now blocking tor through the office router/firewall. ...
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Dirport / Orport stop being unreachable after some time

Just set up a Tor relay on Digital Ocean running Ubuntu 16.04 using tor-relay.co and everything is seemingly going well. However, every so often the relay will cease to work and I'll get the following ...
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Tor Filetransfer (FTP) for Webhoster

I'm building a hidden service hosting provider and actually I'm able to run a web-/ and Mysql Server full proxied over the tor network. But I'm wondering how I could realize a file-transfer protocol ...
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Is it possible to use Tor without Tor network?

I like the feature subset Tor has from firefox and the hardened settings. I also like the IP hiding I get when using Tor for personal browsing. Sometimes however, the Tor network gets in the way when ...
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Tor wont connect all of a sudden

Ive used tor regularily for along time, yesterday I installed Avast and Tor stopped working, I've remove avast and fixed all the settings I can think of but the log still says this: 1/28/22, 05:02:55....
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tor failed to establish a network connection

IDK whats the problem, it worked till now. Blockquote 7/10/2018 13:08:01 PM.600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all ...
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Public network safe with TOR?

As I know, public networks are highly dangerous for normal people as hacker can obtain their private data. One way to prevent this is using a VPN, since after the connection everything is encrypted. ...
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Tor for IOT - connecting a microcontroller to internet through Tor - Arduino Tor

Tor has some really amazing features such as NAT Punching Feature which allows a unique relatively secret .onion URL which can be accessed form anywhere in the world via Tor network. This has ...
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I cant get ExitNodes { } working

I've come across a bunch of posts covering this, with answers ranging from "update tor" to "this feature got removed"... and none of them helped me. I run tor in alpine docker, ...
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How to verify that my ISP is not running a fake tor subnetwork

It seems very easy for my ISP to firewall all tor nodes and redirect all connection to a fake tor node or network of fake tor nodes. How can I make sure it is not the case?
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Creating private and isolated Tor network using raspberry pis

I am thinking about setting up a private Tor network isolated from the Internet. My plan is to connect about 10 raspberry pis to an ethernet switch. I would run a client, a hidden service in two ...
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Obsf4 bridges with ipv6 support?

Where can I find obfs4 bridges with ipv6 support for Tails? This link doesn't work: https://bridges.torproject.org/options
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Encrypted DNS without Tor Browser Bundle

If using Tor and NOT Tor Browser Bundle, do you need to encrypt your dns or is setting your DNS on router to Cloudflare DNS sufficient? wanting to obfuscate all DNS from view of ISP
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How to use VPN with Tor network?

There are many VPNs and some of them can be used with Tor network depending on the setup. There are two ways to use a VPN with the Tor browser. You can either connect to the VPN first and then the Tor ...
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When new versions of the tor client stop supporting v2 addresses, will old clients still be able to access v2 addresses?

I have an application that uses v2 addresses-- if both ends (the hidden-service client and the hidden-service server) continue to use older tor client software (that "supports v2 addresses"),...
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Mosh (UDP) over Tor, instead of SSH over Tor?

Benefit that I'm looking for: Tor is slow. When SSH'ing over Tor doing even the basic things takes a lot of time and concentration Especially painful are: editing a file or a mistyped command line ...
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How do i block websites in the tor browser, productivity filter

I need to block a bunch of different websites, otherwise my productivity goes to crap. There have been a couple of questions asked here, but no one has given a good answer that I can see. How to block ...
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TOR ORPort Unreachable

I've setup a middle relay on ubuntu (virtual machine) and a bridge on Windows. However, on both OS's I'm facing the same issue as mentioned in the title. For bridge relay, I've opened the ports in ...
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What's the correct syntax for listing multiple ExitNodes?

In my torrc file, I'd like to exclude certain exit nodes from specific countries, like for example France and Germany. What's the correct syntax for this in torrc? I've found that when I try to list ...
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Change IP address used by TOR connections

I have configured a TOR hidden service using the default setup, meaning that requests come from 127.0.0.1. Is there a way to set up a different subnet to divide TOR connections from localhost ones? ...
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Configure for one hop only

I am using Tor only as a cheap proxy. I want to avoid the target website from knowing my IP address and my threat vector does not include any other types of surveillance. Is there a way to switch to ...
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ORPort different from 443 and 80, will I actually help anyone?

I have set up my relay as per this link I have one question. Since I have set ORPort 63547, will I actually help anyone? I run a web server, so ports 80 and 443 and other ports are sadly out of the ...
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Why am I seeing inbound connections to 127.0.0.1 when launching Tor?

When I launch Firefox, before interacting with the browser, I normally see a couple of outbound connections. $ sudo netstat --tcp --all --numeric --program | grep ESTABLISHED tcp 0 0 10....
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Can't access hidden service after hostname switch

I made my own hidden service using this guide: https://medium.com/@ajphillips/how-to-create-your-own-tor-hidden-service-436bece8602f Everything worked fine using the generated hostname I received ...
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Hardening the network on the host

I’m trying to harden my host to not leak anything to clearnet. I have an idea to get EntryNodes IP addresses from TorProject site, add them to iptables as allowed, and prohibit other traffic. ...
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Cannot log into Tor

The browser is saying, "tor failed to establish a tor network connection. "Starting failed (no route to host - 66.206.0.82:9001)
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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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Are Tor connections *that* unstable?

I'm okay with the Tor network being slow, but I often have the issue that I can't connect to my own hidden services at all. I imagine the problem are the nodes in between, because sometime later then ...
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tor and private proxy still not enough

I am connecting to a tor circuit from behind a private proxy server. All the websites I check are not able to determine my location, but I know that someone is able to identify me by the default ...
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What is a private Tor network

While reading about botnets leveraging Tor hidden services for command and control I came across a term I have never seen or read about anywhere a private Tor network I tried researching this term ...
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Am I screwed up forever once I logged into eduroam?

I use cyberghost VPN, Tor, and am tring to install Tails. I concern most about is, on campus I only have two options for network: Eduroam and guest WiFi. I have several questions: Guest wifi does ...
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tor does not work anymore

Since 1 week I can not launch tor I looked a lot of forum but none really talk about my problem, when I run it said unexpectedly exited tor ..... I tried bridges and proxy it does not work so I put my ...
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How are certain websites able to override the specific exitnode you chose, and can a fix be made to stop it?

I've followed the instructions in the posts about using a specific exitnode, and I've added the following to my torrc: ExitNodes 719FD0FA327F3CCBCDA0D4EA74C15EA110338942 StrictNodes 1 As you can see,...
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How do we extend our privacy on TOR circuit?

The Tor Browser bounces your communications data through distributed network of relays by encrypting traffic in at least three layers selected from thousands of volunteer computers, thus making ...
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Set up Tor as internal Network

My company is looking to use Tor internally for our network, using our own directory authority server, and would like to know if it's possible and how to do it Bonus points if we could use it for ...
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Port forwarding with virtual machines

I have configuration like: Router [External IP: 91.111.91.111] -> PC [Nat IP: 192.168.1.20] -> Virtual Machine as a Gateway (Whonix - Tor) [Nat IP 10.0.2.15 + Internal Network 10.152.152.10] internal ...
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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 ...
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How to setup TOR wi-fi hotspot on Windows? [closed]

Windows PC is connected to internet via ethernet and shares connection via wi-fi hotspot. All traffic shared by hotspot should be routed through Tor. This is needed to enable connection to Tor network ...
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cant connect to tor

11/22/18, 00:40:39.932 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down all existing connections. 11/22/18, 00:40:39.932 [NOTICE] ...
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Is Tor network traceable

I am curious how I can rely on Tor network in terms of traceability. I am looking for really professional who can say if my Tor communication is secure, if a Tor exit node is detectable or traceable....
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Pointing multiple .onion domains at one website? Each on separate server?

Just playing around for fun and knowledge with this. I have a Tor blog, simple informational site that I just toy around with as I enjoy experimenting with Tor technology. What I would like to do is ...
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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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Private tor network set up

I am working on tor network security. I planned to set up my tor node setup with 3 nodes : entry,middle and exit node. I don't want to work on real time client's data. Is it any way to not publish ...
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Why can't Tor Browser transfer data after modem/router restarted?

My Tor Browser version is 6.5 on Linux (but this was happening since at least 6.0.6, and possibly 6.0.5 on Windows but the system crashed so I can't confirm). It does not happen with the standalone ...
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Run TOR relay with ipv6 only ("DualStack Lite")

I am a unfortunate customer of a provider that uses a so-called DualStack Lite (I can't post more than two URLs - check Wikipedia for detailed information on DualStack Lite). Short: My router can't be ...