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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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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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] ...
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How could I configure a version of Tor to run only as a proxy?

I use Chrome and Yandex.Browser (basically a more private version of Chrome with a nicer GUI) and I want to be able to access the Tor network in these applications. I don't want a full Tor Browser to ...
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Add an exit proxy to Tor

I am confuse about how to edit torrc file to add a proxy after tor. I saw that I have to edit the .torrc to do so, but adding a socks4/5 proxy remains unclear, either on the tor manual, or others ...
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HTTP proxy over Tor

Can somebody suggest me some HTTP proxy app for Windows? There are a few apps I wanna use over Tor, but they don't support SOCKS proxy, only HTTP proxy. So I need an HTTP proxy that's able to be ...
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Anonymizing Tor Proxy as virtual machine

I'm just wandering if its possible to create a virtual machine dedicated as a Tor proxy a bit like this hardware solution: Onion Pi
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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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I2P HTTP/HTTPS proxies doesn't work

I'm totally new to I2P and trying to configure it so that I could browse ordinary web-pages (eg Linkedin which is blocked in our country right now). At the time of writing the only thing worked ...
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What happens if we write a remote anonymous proxy in local proxy address?

I can not connect to Tor network with bridges. I set a remote anonymous proxy (as if it is a local proxy) and then tor could connect to the network. I wonder if Tor connects to the first node through ...
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Tor browser bundle/Mac OSX new installation: Unable to find the proxy server

First-time user here. Dowloaded tor browser bundle (for OSX), launched: "Unable to find the proxy server". Added TorBrowser to exceptions for firewall, restarted, relaunched, "unable to find the proxy ...
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I tried to browse websites with Tor but all I get are "Unable to find the proxy server" error pages.

I am a new user of Tor and have downloaded the newest version for macintosh. I have the latest OSX and a good working computer. The installation went well and the browser physically looks normal. ...
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Is it possible to run Tor with Proxychains using socks4a?

I'm trying to configure proxychains to make a port-scan with Nmap, but the file config tells only about SOCKS4 and SOCKS5.
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My Windows 7 Computer uses the proxy from Spybot Search&Destroy. Does this work ok?

Tor Browser options==>Advanced==>Network==>Settings shows a manual setting of SOCKS host: 127.0.0.1 and port 9050. I have not changed anything within the Tor Browser or the settings for the Spybot ...
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How to use TOR along with the proxy

In a hypothetical network, one has to connect through a proxy to use the internet. However, via the this particular proxy only few websites are accessible and the rest get redirected to a page with a ...
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Transparent proxy improvement using haproxy load balancer?

I want to know if isn't a good idea to use many instances of Tor and load balancing them through haproxy. I've tested here.. I ran 20 Tor instances (20 socks5 ports) and load balanced them through ...
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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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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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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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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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How to Configure "Tor Expert" to use http proxy on windows

How can i configure Tor Expert to connect through a http proxy? I had used Tor Browser bundle and there it is easy to configure a http/https proxy for tor but i wonder how i can redo it for tor expert....
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How do I write a sockproxy in Perl?

You may have seen my other question related to piping a Perl script designed to connect to a webpage through Tor. I've decided that this was too much of a hassle and I now need a short tutorial on how ...
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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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TOR Browser locked in Firefox, keep getting proxy server rufusing connection [closed]

Please advise on how I can get rid of running TOR on Firefox. Whenever I type in a URL I get "Proxy Server Refusing Connection"
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Proxy server configuration on Tor [duplicate]

How can I ensure that the last leg of my tor proxy loop goes through a certain country on request?
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Can I torify all connections going through my hotspot? [duplicate]

I am connected to the Internet through eth0 and I run hotspot with wlan0: create_ap wlan0 wlan0 MyAccessPoint MyPassPhrase Is it possible to torify the connections made by the users connected to ...
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Mac OSX Proxy Issue [closed]

So I want to use Tor and have downloaded it multiple times from this page: https://www.torproject.org/projects/torbrowser.html.en#downloads (which I believe was the bundle). I have tried to ...
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Connect to Tor Network using 'eduroam' authenticated internet

I am struggling to connect to the Tor network. I am using a university internet connect which itself requires authentication to connect to. When first connecting to the eduroam network, a user ...
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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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How can I set tor to use a proxy file (.pac)

I need a proxy file (.pac) to access the internet. I used to work with a HTTP/HTTPS proxy which is easily configured through Tor settings but now I have to use a .pac file, and I can't find the option ...
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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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Bypassing google server using tor proxy is not possible

I am looking how to bypass pass proxy using tor and torctl, I looked on various steps and wrote this script in python. After starting tor, ideally this should work proxy_support = urllib2....
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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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How can Tor bypasses proxies and go to forbidden websites?

I understand how Tor works e.g encrypting your data to not let anyone trace you. However, what thing that always puzzled me a bit is Tor ability to access websites that are blocked by proxies/...
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What is passed to the Onion Proxy in terms of the OSI model?

I'm trying to understand at what layer does the SOCKS proxy receive. For example, if I visit a website and make a HTTP get to the web server it is passed through via SOCKS to make the request. At ...
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Possibility with malicious endnode, SSL Strip?

I am wondering about the security with TOR, if an end node setup a proxy like Burp Suite and replaced the certificate, does it mean the end node can still see all the packets that had passed through ...
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socks5: parsing failed

I'm facing the following problem: I've updated Tor to version 3.5.7. Now, when I start Pidgin client (which has Tor proxy settings: localhost:9050), tor quits with this two warnings: Jan 16 12:18:...
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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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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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Using a custom exit node for Tor?

I want to be able to change my geolocation on Tor, but I can't figure out how to do that. I'm a complete noob, so forgive me for my rudimentary understanding of how things work. Browsers can read the ...
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iplocation.net Reports the Same Proxy, TorBrowser or Firefox (non-tor)

The site https://www.iplocation.net/find-ip-address (What is my IP?) reports an IP address, and two proxy addresses. One of the two proxy addresses is the same from TorBrowser or from Firefox (non-...
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What do local network adversaires see?

Suppose I am at an institution and download the Tor Browser (they now know I am using Tor) for research on a highly controversial subject. If I use the downloaded Tor browser immediately and visit ...