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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Is it possible to setup a private TOR relay

I have a proxy setup on one of my machines which is behind a router. And I need to use that proxy from another network. But my problem is that I cannot forward ports from the router to the proxy ...
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Connect directly with Tor Browser (as in, bypass Tor)?

I recently decided to pay for CryptoStorm anonymous VPN as an extra layer to my privacy protection - so that all requests including UDP requests are automatically masked. As I understand it, all ...
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“This is a SOCKS Proxy, Not An HTTP Proxy”

As the title says, I've been trying to use Tor as a proxy for Postman and I'm getting the following response when I try to make a request to a specific endpoint that does not support HTTPS ...
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The proxy server is refusing connections

I have downloaded the most recent version of the Tor bundle 6.5.2 for Mac. When I open the Tor browser I get a message "the proxy server is refusing connections". I have followed the instructions (on ...
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Proxy Client: unable to connect (“general SOCKS server failure”)

Can someone help me with the following error?? Below is my log and I'm not an expert, so please explain in simple terms! 9/14/2015 18:30:52 PM.100 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or ...
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What's the difference between ControlPort and SocksPort

I would liek to run Tor on my Mac (El Capitan), such that another program (a Ruby script) can make HTTP requests through my running Tor process. I installed via "sudo port install tor" and then ...
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How to set Tor proxy for Windows 10 instead of VPN?

When I open windows 10 settings and then "Network & Internet" I see: Settings -> Network & Internet 1. Data usage ...
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can use tor command line in windows

I have installed TBB, but I need use the command line tor. TBB is working, and some project use python to start tor is also working(such as this https://github.com/realgam3/pymultitor) Find the ...
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Are there proxies like Tor2Web but not just for http connections?

Tor2Web allows access to Hidden services from clearnet. However I would like to know if there some other gateways which will allow connections to hidden services on custom port and allows different ...
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What's the difference between the Tor proxy and the Browser Bundle?

I have done some research on Tor the past few months, trying to learn more about it's infrastructure, and have been successful for the most part. However, there is something that I can't seem to find ...
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General SOCKS server failure while using tor proxy

I am proxying traffic over tor, so letter on when I need to call localhost port, it gives failure error. def create_connection(self, address, timeout=None, source_address=None): sock = socks....
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Tor Browser with custom proxy instead of Tor

I appreciate the Tor Browser's privacy features, but I don't want to run my data through the tor network. Instead I have a socks5 proxy I'd like to use. I've tried disabling the TorLauncher addon, ...
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Security of other browsers + Tor vs. Tor browser

I'm a bit confused about why using Tor with regular Chrome or FF is considered insecure. Let's say I use it with Chrome. I install the "Expert Bundle", then the proxy-switchy Chrome extension and set ...
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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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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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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 crashes GNOME Shell [closed]

I've a fairly vanilla Debian with GNOME Shell install configured to use a system Tor daemon as a SOCKS proxy in Settings -> Network -> Network proxy. If I kill the Tor process, then the system ...
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Tunnel TCP over Tor2Web

Did anybody manage to do this? I've tried every tunneling software I could find that tunnels over http. No luck, various errors, even with different tor2web hosts. I was looking into using the tor2web ...
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Unix command 'mail', send mail to an .onion address mail

In my server, I installed tor and postfix. I can send an email via this simple shell commands : echo "foo" | mail -s "example" testest@sigaint.org No problem here, its work. Now, I want be able ...
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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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Proxy setting not working in tor

My proxy setting does not work in Tor. I have no idea why. The same settings work in Firefox. (the proxy is working. I keep checking and changing it): What am I doing wrong?
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How to Configure a tor on a domain-joined Windows at work

i can use tor at home with no difficulty,but i need use it at work too. my PC at work is a domain-joined PC and i have no right to change any thing like firewall. the PC is configured to connect to ...
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How to run multiple instances of Tor easier?

I need to use multiple instances of Tor with different IP addresses on each. I looked it up on google and found this link. So far I was able to make use of the "manual way" of editing everything and ...
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Problem with tor as a Proxy

I need to watch an Australian channel on Youtube and for this to be possible I need an Australian ip. While I actually did make it work sometimes with tor+proxy, the IP I keep getting most of the ...
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cURL and wget with Tor

What information about me (not the exit node) is revealed when a request originating from cURL / wget is proxied through Tor? Example: curl https://example.com/ --socks5 localhost:9150 -H "User-...
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How can I be sure my tor proxy is connecting to HTTPS when setting a program's proxy?

If I set some programs to connect through the tor network (via SOCKS) how can I be sure, without checking the website they are connecting to, if the "end" connection is going to be encrypted with ...
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proxychain not finding proxychains.conf Tails 2.3

My objective is tor --> socks proxy --> destination Reason for doing this is to access sites that do not like Tor exit nodes. This is all done on Tails I have tried running this proxychains tor-...
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Connect to Orbot Socks5 proxy from computer on same network

I want to use Orbot on my phone as a proxy server for my desktop or any computer on my local network. How/can I set Orbot up to let me do this?
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Proxy settings issue/HTTPS issue - warning message

I am using Tor in Tails. To verify that I am connected correctly, I go to IP-check.info. Lately, IP-check.info is giving me a warning message "..you are not using Tor correctly. Your own IP address ...
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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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Set a tor server behind http proxy

I'm trying to make a tor relay server over a http proxy on a ubuntu 14.04 lts machine. Log output: $ cat /var/log/tor/log Aug 17 18:19:06.000 [notice] Tor 0.2.4.27 (git-412e3f7dc9c6c01a) opening new ...
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Turning off the proxy part of Tor [duplicate]

I would like to use the tor browser but without the Proxy / Onion element of it. The reason why I would like to do this is because I'd like to use Tor as my main go to browser for normal activities ...
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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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shapeshifter-dispatcher starts only in obfs2 mode [closed]

I am trying to start shapeshifter-dispatcher as a standalone proxy on both a server and a client machine to tunnel an OpenVPN connection. However it appears to be able to start only if I select the ...
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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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How to set India as a country in tor browser? [duplicate]

I'm trying to use tor to test my website from UK. My website has custom content based on the geo-location of a user i.e; if a user opens from US IP he see's a US personalised content and if the user ...
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failed to curl https url from Privoxy over tor

I have installed privoxy over TOR on a centos server, I can curl successfully simple http page, but failed to get https page like https://www.google.com. Here is my tor conf: SocksBindAddress 127.0....
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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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How can i nginx reverse proxy to .onion site ? which is on TOR network?

i have installed TOR and nginx on my cent os server. when i proxy_pass requests to the TOR running on my localhost and supply host headers of .onion website. i am getting tor is not an http proxy ...
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Why tor2web is not secure?

I want to ask about tor2web proxy which is used to access the onion sites through normal internet browser, Why it is said that it is not secure when it uses HTTPS to fetch the onion site from the Tor ...
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Does tor send data over my server?

Does Tor send data over my server if I installed it? My server has a bandwidth limit so it would be bad if tor runs as a relay. I've installed the standard tor configuration via apt-get on my Debian ...
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RealVNC Viewer and Tor

I want acess my server over VNC, cause RealVNC only client with proxy support under windows, I choosed it. But when I setup proxy, socks5 with 127.0.0.1:9150 in RealVNC, It requesting username and ...
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Make Tor download only HTML

I am using tor to play broswer games. However, these games are heavy with visual content such as images and animations, and with Tor those are realy slow. Is there a way to make Tor download plain ...
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Privoxy VS Polipo

I'm trying to share a SocksPort (SocksPort 192.168.0.14:10001) with a mobile device. The mobile device only supports HTTP proxies. It seems polipo used to be supported/promoted[1] by the torproject ...
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How to allow Tor browser to access local port?

I'm interested in using the Tor browser with a Trezor. Trezor uses something called the "Trezor Bridge" to communicate between the browser and the device. (It is also called trezord, and is found ...
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How does Tor use application proxy (SOCKS)?

I couldn't find the relevant documentation for this on the Tor and was hoping for some clarification here. I understand the process of how Tor works, but I'm looking for information on the client side....
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Tor doesn't connect to proxy server

I have installed the Torbrowser, but since the installation, Tor configuration box appears and it does not connect. Below is the log I copied from Dialog Box: 04-May-16 15:19:19 PM.900 [NOTICE] ...