Questions tagged [network-configuration]

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How to set up tor private network without the simulator

Is there a way to make the private tor network do not use the simulator, such as shadow or chutney? If possible, do you how can I set up?
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Why do Tor hidden service operators bother with SSL/TLS encryption?

Tor hidden services have an asymmetric key pair. That seems like it ought to do the job of authenticating the server and securing the connection to the client. When Tor clients reach out to normal ...
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Why do Darkweb Tor addresses change so often?

I've seen Dark web sites before that like to change their URL often. Often changing URL after handing out the new address to old users. Why do they do this? Is there a specific reason URL hopping is ...
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Whonix cannot sync time

I am trying to sync the time on both whonix gateway and workstation but am getting the following connectivity errors upon running whonixcheck with the verbose flag set. On the gateway I get: $ ...
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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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Will Tor work in an "openDNS" system

Will Tor work with an "openDNS" system? Does openDNS open my (computer) to access and snooping by the openDNS application? thanks --
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Internet only works with tor enabled

I installed tor, then wanted to configure my firefox browser to work with tor. I had to do this as to use python/firefox anonymously to scrape data. I was successfully able to use tor through ...
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Orfox (Android) not loads pages :( How to resolve? [closed]

I have downloaded yesterday on Andrid Orbot and Orfox. I turn Orbot on (I try with VPN, and Bridges too), but Orfox is not loads pages. The loading line is stopped on ca. 20%. Orweb (the older tor ...
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cannot connect to the network [duplicate]

1/31/2016 13:37:15 PM.100 [NOTICE] Opening Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:9150 1/31/2016 13:37:15 PM.600 [NOTICE] Bootstrapped 5%: Connecting to directory server 1/31/2016 14:44:21 PM.600 [WARN] ...
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Is ADD_ONION control command implemented in the latest stable release?

control-spec.txt mentions an ADD_ONION command to create ephemeral hidden services. Does this exist in the latest stable release of Tor or Tor Browser Bundle?
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Which IP addresses are not routed via Tor?

Does Tor have any filter for specific IP-adresses? For example, the FAQ lists some of the reserved IP addresses as being blocked by the default exit policy. Is there an extra filter?
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Running multiple hidden services in nginx

I would like to setup 3 hidden services on the same computer with nginx. My torrc looks like this: DataDirectory /var/lib/tor HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/ HiddenServicePort 80 ...
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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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Restrict firewall by port and host

What is a list of host/port combinations to get the onion proxy (a.k.a. the Tor client) working securely? This is about host/port combinations, not simply ports, as already described in the FAQ. An ...
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How to run multiple tor browser 5.0.2 how it is different 4.5? [duplicate]

how to run multiple tor browser 5.0.2 Pleace help me thak you for ancwer
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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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I need help choosing my type of internet connection

I just downloaded the Tor Browser. When first launching, how do I know which network setting to select? "I would like to connect directly to Tor network" or "This computer's Internet connection is ...
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Tor'ing through dual router network

I have a two router setup at home. The master router handles the incoming DSL connection and DHCP settings, and the second router is used as a wireless extender. My desktop also connects via the ...
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How to deploy private tor network on the Internet

Is that possible to deploy my own private tor network on the Internet (not on the LAN)? I got five alicloud servers. 2 for directory authorities and 3 for tor relay servers. Here is my torrc file: ...
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How do I validate/log my traffic passing through tor?

I'm using the Tor client on Ubuntu in conjunction with a Privoxy proxy to forward HTTP traffic to SOCKS5. I would like to validate that my setup is actually working but can't figure out how to ...
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Tor 4.5.3 - obfs4 bridges can't connect to network [duplicate]

I faced a problem when Tor, which used to work for ages at campus of my friend (he updated it regularly), just stopped working one day. I did the following: Downloaded latest Tor at home. Configured ...
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can't connect please help

I'm using my cellphones hotspot. I always use it with tor. I changed my clock ahead 2 hours after the last time I connected. I got a error log that said my clock was wrong changed that now I get this ...
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tor browser 4.5, change proxy settings

I use Tor Browser for I2P. In the new version 4.5 I can't find TorButton. How do I change the proxy settings for using i2p, http 4444 etc. I don't want to disable it because "TBB has a Torbutton ...
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Setting tor hidden service in /etc/hosts

ok so I wasn't receiving updates for drupal so I decided to go to /etc/hosts and added my hostname like so 127.0.0.1 something.onion I restarted tor and drupal now can receive updates again anyways ...
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Disable Tor Network

I want the security implementations of the tor browser but prefer to use multiple hop vpn's (Chaining). I have downloaded the 32 bit linux package and would like to know what I need to do to ...
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Create a wifi hotspot by a laptop which pass all traffic through Tor (Windows)

I know the product Anonabox which turns a normal connection into wireless Tor traffic. Because the process of creating a wifi access point is relatively easy, I'm wondering is there a way I could ...
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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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Two Internet connections - how bind/lock Tor to use only one of them?

As the title says - I have two network interfaces on my computer and I want to bind/lock Tor to strictly use only one of them. How do I achieve that? I tried doing it with the application "...
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Tails Tor not starting

New user to Tails but when it starts up it says it cannot sync network time, so Tor doesn't start. How do I manually get it sorted via terminal or am I doing something wrong? Have tried MAC spoofing ...
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How to OutboundBindInterface set to ethX for relay?

i got linux box with two eth, on wan port i getting dynamic ip. So i can't bind interface by ip
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Tor on my network's firewall?

Can I run Tor on a firewall sitting between my home network and my ISP and essentially force all internet traffic to/from my house through Tor? Ignoring of course that some applications still will ...
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How to make a system like Whonix?

I know Whonix has a virtual machine that connects to the gateway which is like a router that sends everything into Tor. How could I make a gateway like that so I can connect a VM(like workstation) to ...
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Can I use Tor for applications like Thunderbird, Torrent etc.?

My college provides internet access via wifi and uses a proxy server. Every time when I open my browser I have to enter user name and password for internet access. I used Tor for anonymous surfing. ...
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What's wrong here? Connection failure?

When I try to connect to Tor, says: tor establish a network connection failure Connecting relay directory failed (lack of pluggable transport type bridge)
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Does this configuration use two consecutive Tor circuts?

Right now, I am using the following configuration to access the Tor network. My configuration uses two computers. The first computer has two network interface cards and is setup using Tor (just Tor) ...
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Work censorship

My work restricts web sites. Our server is located in Germany but my office is in the uk. I don't seem to be able to access the tor network. I think I need the proxy setting how do I find these
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Any way to use Flash with Tor (to ONLY view country-blocked video streams)?

How can I configure Tor, with the Flash player, for ONLY accessing region-banned videos?
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TOR 3.6, can't put http/https proxy in settings

With earlier versions I could put proxy in network options, now when I put https proxy there, write address and port, and choose proxy type "http/https", Tor doesn't accept it, it says error, somethin ...
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For filtering connections to Tor with ipset, do I need to set the protocol to tcp?

I wrote a little tool to generate an ipset of all Tor nodes in order to filter connections (eg. relay all non Tor traffic through Tor). In the ipset restore file, do I need to specify a protocol or ...
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Cannot post on Japanese message board because I'm using Tor

I can read and write some Japanese and I wanted to post on a Japanese message board that interests me. But they only allow Japanese IPs. So I came up with the idea of using Tor Browser and setting my ...
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Whonix: Avoid changing exit node (external IP address)

I understand Tor tries to protect me by getting me a new IP address every 10 minutes. That, however, makes it hard to use websites where the session cookie is bound to the IP-address: Every 10 minutes ...
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How to configure proxy setting in Pluggable Transport Bundle?

I have tried multiple times to set a proxy for the Pluggable Transports Tor Browser Bundle but never succeeded. I attempted to set the proxy in Vidalia as HTTP/HTTPS proxy. I have also tried SOCKS5 ...
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How to configure Tor?

How do I configure Tor, once I install it, to work. An error message says it's missing one of two files that Vidalia needs to start up. I'll give you the exact message when I try to install it again ...
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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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How can I configure my network so that when Tor is running no other traffic can leave the box?

One of the fundamentals of Tor is that it can only really hide you if, when Tor is enabled and in use, you're using it exclusively. Agents wishing to de-anonymize you can examine requests to ...
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