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Questions tagged [nyx]

The Anonymizing Relay Monitor (nyx, previously called arm) is a command-line status monitor for Tor, providing real time statistics.

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Tor-arm graphs not working

I'm currently running an exit node for Tor. It's been up for about 24 hours now, working perfectly with 150gb of upload and download already at a rate of 4 MiB/s. I just closed my Tor-arm, re-opened ...
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How good is Tor's implementation of DoS mitigation?

Should I do something on my Debian 10 side or the Tor 0.3.5.8 itself is able to mitigate most of the DoS attacks? Background: Yesterday I have set up my new relay. I have the overall maximum ...
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How to set (much) bigger graph height in Nyx?

I am new to Nyx. I wish to customize it a little bit. I created this file: # \ls -l /var/lib/tor/.nyx/config -rw-r--r-- 1 debian-tor debian-tor 25 Mar 6 09:28 /var/lib/tor/.nyx/config I thought ...
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Run both bridge and relay & control with nyx

I am attempting to run both a relay and a bridge on the same server. I have gotten it to start with tor -f /etc/tor1/torrc but I'm not sure it's staying running, and I'm not sure that'll run on boot. ...
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Tor service can't use bridges

I installed Tor and obfs4proxy packages on debian based system. I can connect to Tor, but I can't connect to Tor using bridges Here is my torrc ## Configuration file for a typical Tor user ## Last ...
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CacheDirectory vs DataDirectory

Been trying to get Nyx running on FreeBSD and it couldn't read my control_auth_cookie. I had set CookieAuthFileGroupReadable 1 in torrc and the cookie on the filesystem had group read rights, but Nyx ...
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TLS and OpenSSL errors

I have just finished setting up a Tor relay and am using nyx for monitoring. I am constantly being warned about the following error: Nov 29 20:49:54.000 [warn] TLS error: internal error (in SSL ...
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Nyx ~/.nyx/cache.sqlite permissions error

I'm repeatedly getting an error from nyx running under Ubuntu 18.04. It's fine on first run after a reboot. After a while, the terminal it's in shows a chaotic and frozen pattern. Quitting out and ...
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Arm Error : [70 Duplicates Hidden]

While starting my Tor relay I get the following messages: Arm tells me how many relays, bridges etc it has found by percentage. Then it says: 70 duplicates hidden. This can't be good. What causes ...
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Ubuntu 16.4 LTS and arm lockout

My question evolves around tor arm the controller used with tor. I hope I'm posting in the correct area as I'm not at all sure where the fault lies; either with Ubuntu or arm. If I'm in the wrong ...
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How change arm's torrc path?

Default arm's torrc path is "~/.arm/torrc", how can a change it to "/etc/tor/torrc"? I has searched in arm's documentation but can not find a solution.
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Arm / Nyx questions

I am on Linux Debian Stretch (9, testing). Running the following Tor version: Tor version 0.2.9.10 (git-e28303bcf90b842d). I recently installed Tor on one of my servers and configured as a non-exit ...
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tor-arm not displaying connection information

When running tor-arm, I am unable to see information about connections. Even when running arm as root, the Connections tab remains blank as well as the connections graph showing nothing.
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Is it normal for Tor to randomly connect to various hidden services?

I am using Qubes-Whonix. For a while now I have noticed, by monitoring ARM, that Tor attempts to connect to various random hidden services. Unplugging my connection results in rows of the following: ...
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arm for windows?

Does arm for windows exists as binary? Or how do I compile it? I've tried arm for linux to connect to a winbox running a bridge using arm -i $IP:$CONTROLPORT but I just get a timeout. Should this be ...
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Orfox does not load sites

Not even https://check.torproject.org/ (get white page) works fine on Firefox beta when it is selected in orbot. But there you get this warning: However, it does not appear to be Tor Browser. Click ...
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What is the connections tab in ARM used for?

I have recently set up a TOR relay (non-exit) and I am a little confused as to what the "Connections" tab in ARM is used for. For example, it will display something similar to the following: x 104....
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Wrong average bandwidth stats in arm?

See screenshot below. Arm seems to calculate a wrong average: "avg: 2.3 MB/sec". I haven't been close to 2.3 MegaByte/sec; not even as peek. That's my relay: https://atlas.torproject.org/#details/...
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Finding ubuntu user account running tor for tor-arm install

I am wondering how I go about finding the user that is running tor when installed on ubuntu. The quote below says that tor should be running as a separate user. I have a relay setup and currently ...
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Why is the configuration generated with Arm's setup not persistent?

I use Arm 1.4.5.0 with Tor 0.2.6.10 from the Tor repositories on a standard Debian Wheezy (7, oldstable) server. When I first launch arm I am not sure whether tor is already running. No nickname is ...
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Is there a way to show the Download and Upload speeds in arm as different units?

I.e., megabytes per second instead of megabits? Or, mebibytes/mebibits? Etc.
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Tor is making me an exit node despite configuration?

I am trying to create a non-exit relay. I have edited the torrc file to ExitPolicy reject *:*, but when I monitor my connection in arm it lists my relay nickname as an "EXIT" in multiple circuits. Is ...
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Why is my measured bandwidth so low compared to actual — is there a off by 1K issue?

I've noticed my Tor relay measured bandwidth is very low compared to both my advertized and external-to-Tor measured bandwidth. Based on the following observations, I wonder: is there's a 1K scale ...
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ARM on CentOS 7

I'm currently hosting a tor exit relay running on CentOS 7 64-bit and i heard about arm and i've been trying to get it to work on Centos and nothing is working. I tried sudo "yum install tor-arm" and ...
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Graphs on Atlas not updating

I recently started running a relay on my NAS. While the relay itself is running fine (no errors from tor itself), and I understand that I won't get much traffic for the first two days (I've read this ...
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Tor Relay unresponsive

I'm running a Tor Exit Node for some weeks now and I've noticed something strange. every now and then, usually after 1 day of runtime I start to get this message in my ARM log. 14:03:48 [ARM_NOTICE]...
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ARM - Unable to query connections

I'm running an exit node on my Ubuntu V-Server. I'm also using ARM to monitor it and of course, I have a dedicated user for the Tor-Server and I think, that this is the source of the problems. ...
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Since yesterday, I can not access mercadolibre.com.ar anymore [closed]

Thanks for such a good program. Since yesterday, mercadolibre.com.ar does not work for me anymore. It lets me navigate and view the products but it won't let me login to my account: https://www....
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How to request new circuit from within workstation?

I'm using Whonix Gateway and Workstation. I can request a new tor circuit in the Gateway via arm, I press "n". How can I do this in the Workstation terminal?
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How can I verify my relay is working?

This is the first time I'm running a relay. Doing it on a raspbian, and I've got some short questions. Be ready: I'm a newb. I'm only controlling my raspberry via SSH, so no GUIs. I opened ports on ...
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Tor relay (arm monitor) doesn't seem to follow Tor settings (torrc)

I'm a rookie Tor relay operator but would like to give back to the community. According to the data in the arm-software (https://www.torproject.org/projects/arm.html.en) my Tor settings - the torrc-...
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Tor close control connections

When I'm using ARM for Tor, and close it (via menu -> exit or q) it seems to leave the connection open. It seems so, because when I reopen it, I see the following line in the log: 11:14:30 [NOTICE] ...
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Arm for Tor Relay Bandwidth Descrepancies

I'm running a Tor Relay on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. I installed Arm as to monitor bandwidth. The line that says "Bandwidth (limit: 800.0 Kb/s, burst: 1.5 Mb/s, measured 160 b/s)" claims my ...
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Arm may not be usable for TBB windows users. What are the alternatives?

The anonymizing relay monitor (arm) may not be usable for TBB windows users (or is it?). What alternatives exist for TBB window users?
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How to use Arm with Tor Browser Bundle

Tor Browser Bundle 3.5 doesn't maintain Vidalia Tor map anymore, so I thought of using Tor Arm to view the Tor network traffic. How do I run it?
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Documentation/Instructions for Arm?

Arm is noted on the Tor Project website as a supported project. However, I cannot find any documentation about how to use and/or configure it. Is there a general guide or set of instructions for this?
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Does arm work with the version 3.5 of Tor browser bundle?

I thought I would try monitoring Tor with arm instead of Vidalia, but I keep getting errors. I am running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS
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Best way to view Tor logs and network stats using Tor via Homebrew?

I have installed Tor using Homebrew and configured torrc for client and bridge relay usage. However I would like to be able to see stats similar to what is available in Vidalia network monitor and log ...