Questions tagged [proxy]

Proxy is a computer system or an application that acts as an intermediary for requests from clients seeking resources from other servers. Use SOCKS tag if your question deals with socks proxies.

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How to become a TOR node

I'm very uneducated about this so pardon me if I'm using the wrong words. I saw on Twitter that one can make their computer into a "proxy" or "node" to facilitate the Tor network ...
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Problem with Incoming ORPort via SSH Tunnel

I'm currently running a tor relay daemon with 2 servers: Local server: Private IP, main machine, local network shared with my neighbors, IPv6 reachable only Cloud server: Public IP, very low spec, ...
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curl url behind cloudflate

A site behind Cloudflare is being reached by PHP Curl, but if I use SOCKS5 proxy: curl_setopt($curlSession, CURLOPT_PROXY, "127.0.0.1:9050"); curl_setopt($curlSession, ...
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Documentation for using tor as a proxy

I am trying to get some of my own code to make http requests over tor. However, I can't find any documentation on how to do this. Where can I find documentation on connecting to tor as a proxy?
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Local DNS for SOCKS5

I want to use dnscrypt proxy for queries, but it's not working on tor. Same question as this I found this solution Firefox is working properly. I also tried privoxy over tor but not working as I ...
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Tor stream isolation using torcc

I use torsocks for 3 applications: IRC, SSH and Thunderbird (My Tor browser uses port 9150 fom the torbrowser bundle daemon). I want to use a different tor circuit each application. On the internet I ...
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ZSH set socks5 proxy by tor

I can set Chrome proxy by Tor. Can use Tor socks5 to set shell proxy? I tried but failed. I think no way to do it.
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Problem accessing onion network sites

Well I'm using transparent tor proxy for some devices, my methodology is simple. I have a tor hotspot where I connect the devices and this hotspot is a linux that forwards everything to the tor ...
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How can I arrange proxies with tor in a specific order in proxychain?

I am aware that I can have the proxy list in order with "Dynamic chaining". However I am not sure with the flow of the connections in relation with tor (like will proxy go first before tor ...
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VPN through Tor. Are there any errors in my settings and can anonymity be improved?

I need to route traffic from multiple mobile apps and all sites through tor. Some apps and websites block tor traffic. For this reason, I decided to use tor and vpn together (vpn through tor). I know ...
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How does Tor connect to a server while hiding it's ip?

This may be a naive question. When I type in a .onion address I assume that the Tor network is designed to not know the ip of the server, or else law enforcement could easily subpoena Tor saying "...
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How to connect android device to TOR programmatically

I would like to build an application that connects the phone like Orxy/Orbot, although I cannot figure out how. How might I connect to tor using java, or connect to the socks proxy tor interface in ...
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Can I use tor.exe for my stuff?

As you may know, programs like Tor Browser come with a tor.exe program. I'm not an expert, but I would say the executable is responsible for sending and receieving information by the Tor fabric. Does ...
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How to close socks listener for 127.0.0.1:9050?

After getting my web server setup, I'm trying to finish a test hidden service. I'm receiving the error: "Could not bind to 127.0.0.1:9050: Address already in use [WSAEADDRINUSE ]. Is Tor already ...
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Round robin style load balancing, or other simply forms of load balancing

this is the question: if a user had multiple servers, and wanted each request to select a server at random or on purpose, how would one do so? without changing urls and attempting to keep it simple? ...
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Tor Browser: Is it safe to connect to Tor via a proxy server?

When using the Tor Browser, is it safe to connect to Tor via a proxy server? There is an SSH connection between the proxy server and my computer: ssh me@proxyserver -D localhost:9999. In the Tor ...
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Extracting stats for Snowflake commandline

I noticed that the Firefox browser plugin tells you the number of users connected through your snowflake instance and the number of users that connected within the last 24 hours. I was wondering if ...
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Is this possible to provide command line arguments for TOR Expert Bundle?

I've downloaded TOR expert bundle from an archive from this directory (exact download link I used). When I run the tor.exe, this is what I get in cmd: Jul 21 09:11:11.941 [notice] Tor 0.4.5.9 (git-...
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Connecting to Tor Directory Authority via Proxy Server (Protocol Question)

I've been trying to connect to the Tor Network from home, but my country's ISP has blocked all of the Tor Directory Authorities' IPs. No luck reaching them so far. I know, there are bridges, but seems ...
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Tor bridges all blocked (Cannot connect) (Smoothwall HTTPS Interception)

I have attempted to connect to the tor network through all manner of bridges including from directly requested from bridgedb but still cannot connect 4/28/21, 01:21:07.362 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is ...
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T0rlib4j - Make Java app access web via Tor

I went through all https://github.com/PanagiotisDrakatos/T0rlib4j/tree/master/src/main/java/net/sf/T0rlib4j/samples code, I read readme and searched internet for serveral hours but can't figure out ...
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OpenVPN Client over Tor as proxy

I'm trying to connect to a remote OpenVPN server using OpenVPN Connect Client on a Windows PC. The Open Connect Client has a proxy option in the GUI, for this I configured to use TOR as a proxy. IP ...
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Can't connect to Tor with python 3.9

I'm trying to access my tor server with python with the module torpy, but it didn'y worked. It continue sayying that the server is not reachable, but with tor I can connect with it. I've tryied this ...
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configuring a reverse proxy over TOR

I have 2 hidden services hosted on seperate debian servers, they both work perfectly. I'm looking at using my first hidden service as a reverse proxy to access the second one. So basically if I access ...
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Polipo as a reverse proxy over TOR

I'm trying to create a reverse proxy over the Tor network but am having some trouble. I have 2 hidden services setup on Nginx on seperate servers and I want hiddenservice1 to mirror hiddenservice2. I'...
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How to simulate tor in a close network?

I'm interested in setting up a simulated tor network on a closed network. I'd like to setup multiple VMs as tor relays and somehow have tor on another VM create a circuit based on the list of tor ...
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TOR routing on same machine as browser

I want apps like Firefox and Chrome to have their Internet traffic routed through TOR, such that Firefox and Chrome would not know they are going through TOR. How would I configure Linux to make that ...
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using proxy after tor

I'm looking to use proxychain to make a chain connection LOCAL -> Tor -> Residential Proxy -> My VPS. Could you please give me an advice how to configure the iptable to allow proxychain using ...
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Problems opening TOR

Im having problem when opening TOR, as I open it it says "Connected to bridge" I believe its having problems cause I tried to use TOR with a proxy in the past (if I remember correctly). It ...
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How to configure tor/torrc correctly to use tor as HTTP proxy?

In my torrc config (pastebin) I use: HTTPTunnelPort 8118 for configure HTTP proxy listener on 8118 port, right? I also use latest Windows 10 2004 19041.508 and Tor 0.4.4.5. In Windows 10 proxy ...
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Use Tor as Proxy for Internet

I want to use Tor as a proxy. Or more specifically reroute my Internet traffic from for example my browser over Tor to change my location. I found out you can set entry and exit nodes by country if ...
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Configuring Tor to Work in Other Web Browsers

I am trying to configure my internet options so I can use the Tor servers in another browser, specifically Internet Explorer. Yes, I know this is not recommended and it's an old browser, but I need to ...
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hidden service + reverse proxy not working

i'm trying to set up a hidden service for an existing webserver that is behind a reverse proxy and i'm unable to get it work. i had no problems creating hidden services on servers with no reverse ...
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Alternative to tor that supports multiple protocols

Gost is a networking module which allows you to treat it as many things including a transparent proxy. It also allows for proxy chaining. On their page regarding transparent proxies you can see that ...
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I don't want to identify myself as a TOR user

Many users are using the TOR browser, and they are visiting my site. I am using some AdNetwork for monetization but they are not showing Ad if a user is vising my site through any proxy, VPN, or TOR ...
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VPN-over-Tor in Tails. How? It always fails for me

I need VPN-over-Tor because I need to be able to access some websites that block access from Tor. As far as I know, the only other alternative is always using the unsafe browser for those websites, ...
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Tor browser not opening from Tails

After I have installed Tails I tried to open Tor browser from Tails but first I got the message that Tor browser was not yet ready. After I tried to open it anyway (as the option is provided) I got ...
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How to anonymize application that not support proxy by using Tor on Windows?

I just want to let all my network traffic go through Tor and I saw someone did it on Linux, but I've never seen this on Windows.
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Snapd Tor Connection

I am trying to use Snapd to install an app. I enter in the following command: sudo snap install hello-world And the error message is: error: cannot install “hello-world”: Post https://api....
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TOR routing when using an open TOR proxy

My question is about how TOR handles routing of traffic. Here's the situation: User has laptop1 and server1 on a LAN. The server runs a hidden service (say a webserver) sharing over TOR only, i.e. ...
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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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Exclude IP addresses - where has it gone?

thanks for your time today. I have recently reinstalled Tor and noticed the configuration to exclude IP addresses from the proxy has gone. This guide covers an older version. Access local router in ...
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Tor for Android has connected but "Proxy Server refuse connection"

I have been using Tor browser on my computer and it's been working fine on WiFi. I decided to download the latest Tor browser for Android and connected it with a successful connection but when I want ...
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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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How to protect Tor proxy with a password?

I want to set up a personal Tor SOCKS5 proxy on my Linux VPS to use it on mobile devices and whatnot. Apparently, Tor can only protect its control port, SOCKS5 stays open. How do I set a lightweight, ...
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update 9.0 on Mac not working - The proxy server is refusing connections

There used to be an option: Advanced > Network > Settings that's gone, so can't even select No Proxy Also, config:about network.proxy.socks_remote_dns : settings this to false doesn't work either can ...
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I't to know if i can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me

I'm running Tor in Windows. Getting error "Unable to find Proxy for private or normal mode". I'd to know if I can hide my identity from world to do my social causes near me.
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TOR tampering with NNTP headers

I'v tried to post/upload NNTP message to newsgroup with/without using TOR for analysis. several thing caught my attention 0) I'v noticed missing NNTP headers when using TOR {Injection-Info Xref ...
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Problem with accessing www.saama.com under a proxy and without proxy

For some reasons, I am When I open this blog under https://www.saama.com, I get a runtime error page like this in Firefox without using proxy : I think this is error most be solved by using a Hoxx ...
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Failing to set up TOR for command-line use on Mac

I'm failing to make every command in terminal (and ideally every MacOS app) to connect via TOR network by default in MacOS. A simple test works when I expicitly request to use TOR proxy: curl --...