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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Tails/Tor not connecting to Network using multiple OBSF 3 OR 4 bridges

I have a tails install running off USB running on a laptop with Parrot linux installed. Tor connects fine without bridges. I used welcome screen to set up bridge list and cannot connect. Bridges have ...
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Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections

I am new to the TOR browser, I have downloaded and installed it on my mac. When I open it up and go to search something, it comes up with "Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing ...
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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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How to setup filezilla client to access TOR?

So the question is obvious now here's what I did: I've tried without openning TOR browser to go to Edit->Settings, then I went to Connection->Generic Proxy and I've selected SOCKS5, then I typed host ...
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Are Tor network nodes/relays proxies? If not, what is the difference?

I would like to know if there is any difference between the concept of "proxy" and the nodes (also known as relays) that make up the Tor network. I mean: Are the nodes proxies themselves? If not, what'...
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Is it possible to run a Docker container that connects to internet only through Tor?

I found that the Tails has been evaluating Docker. However, I'd like to have a Docker image that connects only through Tor. I'm happy with setting my own proxy. Is there a recipe to do this? What I ...
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Howto to install a Tor middle relay on a working Windows VPN Proxy?

I've looked through the existing descriptions and tried many ways to do this - but don't believe it's ever worked for me. I have a Windows 7 pro machine which has been running for years with only two ...
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Howto TBB->entry node->middle node->exit node->PROXY->website?

There was a similar question, but there was no answer. I want to do this: TBB->entry node->middle node->exit node->PROXY->website At the moment I've got Linux, TBB properly installed, Privoxy properly ...
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My Tor Browser doesnt work anymore please HELP

I am new in tor so if someone could explain me what to do to fix my problem I would appreciate it. 22/3/17 9:47:36 a. m..600 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control ...
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Unable to find Proxy Servers

I'm totally new to Tor, Yeah I know, the newbie. So I'm running a Mac. with Ivacy VPN. Also running Tor 6.5.1. Getting the "Unable to find Proxy Servers". Didn't do any modifications just started ...
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Which one connect method in Orbot I need to use?

In my workplace the Internet connection is proxied, some of websites and web-services won't load. I tried to use Orbot with the address of proxy and proxy's port, it was unsuccessful. Then with and ...
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Intercepting .onion Sites with BurpSuite + Tor

I'm stuck on this. I've configure the Tor browser to the BurpSuite proxy so I can intercept.It work for regular web addresses but not .onion sites. Does anybody know why? And what can I do to fix it? ...
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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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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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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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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 --...
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How to solve “Failed to bind one of the listener ports”?

Can someone please help me with this, or give me a contact email who can? I accidentally did something with the proxy when Tor was open and now I can't reopen it to fix it. 3/21/19, 05:42:30.670 [...
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notice Tried for 122 seconds to get a connection to scrubbed:80. Giving up

Getting error while sending multiple http requests through tor circuit. Sep 18 17:59:13.000 [notice] New control connection opened. Sep 18 17:59:28.000 [warn] Destination '[scrubbed]' seems to be an ...
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How do I use a specific IP proxy with TOR?

I have some specific proxy IP addresses. They currently work fine in my standard browser, when changing the proxy settings. I am looking for a way to be able to use TOR and then a specific IP ...
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Cannot open tor because of proxy server

I am new to Tor and a basic user and when I try to open Tor i get this message: The proxy server is refusing connections Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections. ...
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Unable to Find Proxy Server

Running Windows 10 - 64 bit and have installed the newest version of Tor while using TotalVPN to bypass my ISP, which doesn't let Tor go thru. Tor browser comes up fine, but then I plug in "any" ....
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Tor network won't connect - torrent secured network

I'm completely new tot this. I can't seem to connect to the Tor network. My network is secured against torrents. When somebody tries to use torrents everybody's internet slows down and it does not ...
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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 does not restore circuit

I have a HS server for web proxying purposes with an onion address. It's in a test phase at the moment and traffic is low, but from time to time the web server is not reachable using Tor Browser, ...
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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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How do hidden services detect Tor2Web and similar proxy services?

Apparently, Tor hidden services can detect proxies such as Tor2Web: How can hidden services do this? What is the exact process they use to detect these proxies? Image source: https://www.howtogeek....
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Tor as a Telegram Proxy

I'd like to use Tor network as a Telegram proxy but I don't know if there is any privacy risk because recently I've read an article that said it can a be intercepted by an hacker.
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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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Disguising proxy requests as Tor browser requests

I'm hoping there's a simple fix for this issue so here goes. I've setup a proxy with Polipo and nginx which works really well on most hidden services. However certain websites start an endless loop at ...
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Socat only connecting to V2 Onion addresses

I'm trying to capture onion addresses so they can be accessed via my hidden service. I'm just running into some trouble getting socat set up. I can connect to old style V2 addresses but not V3 ...
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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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How to run multiple Tor browser instances on Windows?

I am trying to run multiple instances of Tor Browser on Windows with different torrc configuration and different ip addresses. Tor Browser version: 10 OS: Windows 7 I have modified torrc file with ...
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How to configure Haproxy to work with Tor on a VPS?

Haproxy is already installed on the server. My torrc configuration. HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/OS/ HiddenServicePort 80 127.0.0.1:8040 HiddenServiceVersion 3 ControlPort 9051
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how to use a rotating proxy with TOR

There are websites that log my IP. I want to prevent this by changing my IP every few minutes. There are services that do this. Can TOR do this?
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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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Problem getting chutney to configure

I am trying to get chutney running with a basic network configuration and I keep getting a bootstrapping error. I can't figure out exactly why it's failing and I'm hoping someone can help me. Here is ...
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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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Make Thunar or PCmanFM access onion addresses?

I'm trying to access my ssh computer, and I'm using torsock before launching such file managers. I can access my local servers, but when I try through tor, they tell me Hostname unknown. Using mc I'm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...