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Questions tagged [socks]

SOCKS (Socket Secure) routes network packets between clients and servers through a proxy server. It operates at Layer 5 of the OSI model.

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Trouble with obsf4

So I am using most current version of tails and had been using obsf4 with no problems. Recently I have been unable to connect using them but can without. Here are some snippets from the log: 11/5/18,...
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Peer To Peer utilizing Tor

I am working on a kind of Tor- Instant messaging app ( I know there are some done before and I have no problem to write one ) I understand the whole picture from one client to another and I ...
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Connect to TOR serivce to upload files FTP/SFTP

I would like to upload some files to my .onion website over FTP/SFTP securely however I cannot figure how to connect. Any help? I have added the following to /etc/tor/torrc: HiddenServiceDir /var/...
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Where can I find the right log file to debug torsocks 'connection refused' on my server?

When I run: torsocks -d wget https://dg4mhyv7vtbu2mi5.onion I get the connection error: Socks5 received connect reply - ver: 5, rep: 0x05, atype: 0x01 (in socks5_recv_connect_reply() at ...
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How to detect if Tor is out of date (can't handle v3)?

I recently adopted v3 onions, which brought up the issue of having to detect if the Tor daemon that the user uses can or cannot handle v3 onions. (As context: my users encountered this issue mainly on ...
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Fetching JSON via Tor

Hi I am trying to make a code that monitors cryptocurrency prices, so I am fetching JSON data from public sources and then processing it. I am using this python code by @Anurag Uniyal: import urllib....
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Does entry node know the clients ipaddress?

I have read that entry nodes knows clients ipaddress but how is it possible because tor uses socks proxy to communicate
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Problem with tor service and DNS redirection through it

I have tried to configure my ubuntu machine to resolve DNS queries through the tor network and followed the instructions from the official tor wiki https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/...
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How to create a tor proxy?

I want to create a tor proxy on a virtual machine (Linode). But I'm missing some elements. For example, when I buy a proxy service I can send requests to socks5 proxy with user:password. So ideally ...
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What to set for SocksPolicy in torrc if running only tor clients (no relay)?

I am trying to run multiple tor clients (each with different circuits/exits) which I will be controlling with stem/python on Debian Linux and am currently setting up the configuration in /etc/tor/...
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every time I try to open a few sites our work place ISP shows msg below. plus am using Tor browser but my public IP being shown is that of my ISP

Your connection is not secure The owner of www.xxx.com has configured their website improperly. To protect your information from being stolen, Tor Browser has not connected to this website.
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tor running but can't connect through socks proxy

I have installed tor on Ubuntu 16.04. It seems to be running $> ps aux |grep to debian-+ 1300 0.0 0.2 89504 44416 ? Ss Feb24 0:12 /usr/bin/tor --defaults-torrc /usr/share/tor/tor-...
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Does Electrum wallet on Tails automatically connect to Tor Server?

I saw in article that tell if there is blue color circle on the Electrum , it connected to Tor server , but I am on Tails and that circle color is Green, So how can I connect to Tor server on ...
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I use Tor on my University Internet and Tor will not connect to the server. Can anybody help me?

This is the message I get when copying my logs to the clipboard 2/19/2018 7:44:45 AM.500 [NOTICE] DisableNetwork is set. Tor will not make or accept non-control network connections. Shutting down ...
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How to restore GnuPG proxy configuration to default?

I was trying to verify TOR package signature with this command: gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net --recv-keys 0x4E2C6E8793298290 I got this response gpg: requesting key 0x4E2C6E8793298290 ...
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tor and proxychains doesnot anonmize my connections

i am using kali linux and i have installed tor then i configured proxychains and make it dynamic chaining and added line "socks5 127.0.0.1 9095". all set as shown in a tutorial on internet. and i ...
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limit tor socks server to a certain hidden service

I have tor running on a pc, with its socks server listening on localhost port 9050. I would like to limit the socks server in this way: socks requests (from clients) should be allowed only for a ...
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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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OpenVPN connecting to a server via a Tor (SOCKS) proxy - error: “timeout expired” and “Inactivity timeout”" in Linux

I'm trying to connect to an OpenVPN server through Tor Socks Proxy. When I try to connect to the VPN sometimes I receive this error message "Recv_socks_reply: TCP Port Read Timeout expired" and ...
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flatpak update/install: “flathub: Peer failed to perform TLS handshake”

Attemping to install the latest gradio package with flatpak and torsocks fails like so: torsocks flatpak install \ --from https://flathub.org/repo/appstream/de.haeckerfelix.gradio.flatpakref This ...
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Socks version 22 not recognized. (Tor is not an http proxy.)

Hello everyone. i have a simple question i am using a tor client to connect programmatically to tor via Socks4a. Everything run smoothly but when i tried to add ssl-tls to connect to localhost i got ...
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Enbale TOR only for SOCKS5 communication on a Tomato enabled router

I have a WNR3500Lv2 router where I installed the Tomato driver. The TOR configuration window looks like this in the router GUI: My problem that I don't want to enable TOR for anything else in my home ...
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Python JSON fetching via Socks5 proxy on Tails

I am trying to fetch JSON data, via a Python3 script, on Tails. I would like to know that this code is secure and doesn't leak IP or any other stuff. I know that Tails is configured to block any ...
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How to send Tor traffic through ssh tunnel?

I want to use TOR in such way: Tor Browser --> local Socks5 proxy --> VPS (connection through ssh tunnel) --> Tor Network --> Internet Questions: How to setup such a connection? Will my ISP ...
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How to assign syslog facility of Tor?

I'm running Tor as a daemon and enabled the syslog. The Tor daemon is running well as a socks proxy server and sending all logs to /var/log/messages. But I want to make Tor to write the log through ...
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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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Can't use SOCKS with TBB 7.0a3 — help w/ torrc and unix sockets plz

Currently running TBB 7.0a3 on OS X 10.15. Cannot get any other app to use Tor on any port when bundle is running. Some digging turned up torrc file which contained line: SocksPort unix:"/Users/will/...
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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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tbb-nightly-hardened provides no TCP socks proxy, only unix domain socket. is that normal?

I noticed when trying the nightly hardened that the TBB now doesn't spawn an TCP socks proxy but rather use a unix domain sockets is that to be the expected behavior for the future of TBB hardened ? (...
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How to change Tor Browser default SocksPort?

I was surprised to find this hadn't been asked already. In ../Browser/TorBrowser/Data/Tor/torrc-defaults I tried changing SocksPort/ControlPort from 9150/9051 to 9170/9071. Then changed the SOCKS ...
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How to change the Socks Port in torrc?

Normally this is a quick one line fix for me by changing the torrc in my Tor Browser Bundle folder, but recently after updating my Tor to the most recent alpha version, I notice that when I run the ...
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Problems disabling socks5 proxy | tor [closed]

I was trying to create a PHP application that utilizes a local socks5 proxy to anonymize my IP address on each curl request. I couldn't successfully get the application to use a socks5 proxy. But in ...
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IDM can not download youtube videos by tor

While I am using tor browser,"internet download manager"software which is set to use socks via tor, can download every file from every website.But when i'm trying to download a youtube video, IDM ...
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TOR BUG,Tor dropping SSH tunnel to hidden SSH service

I have multiple hidden services which are SSH servers. They do give unstable connections, and drop out all the time (after a couple seconds). Sometimes with a SOCKS error 1 or with packet_write_wait:...
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unable to find valid certification path to requested target Error

I downloaded the Tor browser, and ran the Tor exe file. I then run the code shown below to try an access a website using SOCKS SocketAddress sockAddr = new InetSocketAddress("localhost",9050); ...
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How can I figure out how to use TOR in my Java application

I am trying to integrate TOR into my java application. I have tried Silvertunnel and Orchid, and cant get them to work. I think without doing some learning, im not going to figure this out. On ...
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Do I need to configure a GeoIP database when using the ExitNodes directive?

I’m using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I’m running a Tor daemon like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --SocksPort 50003 The only changes I’ve made to the /...
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How cna I make a request through the Tor daemon originate from a US IP?

I”m using Tor 0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I’m having trouble reaching a site using my Tor daemon, which I start like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --...
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Torsocks hangs when I try and download a file

I'm using Tor v0.2.8.9 on Mac Sierra. I start Tor like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --SocksPort 50003 HOwever when I try and get a file using ...
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Is there any vulnerabilities when using socks with tails?

In the tor manual under socks port it states “The SOCKS protocol is unencrypted and (as we use it) unauthenticated” Does the socks protocol used in the loop back interface only or does the Socks ...
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Why are Tor Browser's tor and standalone tor isolated?

I have Tor Browser Bundle 6.0.7 installed on linux and I also installed stand-alone tor through yum. I run standalone tor in a shell while TBB is running but any shell traffic (e.g. wget) redirected ...
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Rerouting packets? [duplicate]

i have an old laptop running arch/xfce. this laptop is 192.168.0.4 on the network. is it possible to route all network traffic to tor port 192.168.0.3:9050 ? is there an easier way to torify 100% of ...
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Send request to the custom host/site through the Tor network programmatically, without Tor Browser installing (C++ Qt, using Winsock2)

Show me please any minimum-worked example of C++ Qt (or pure C++) code, which sends request via sockets to IP 123.45.67.89 on port 12345 through the Tor network - without Tor Browser installing, of ...
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Why am I getting “Unrecognized signal” when sending “NEWNYM” to Tor (want to change Tor IP)

I’m using bash shell with Mac El Capitan. I started Tor like so tor --CookieAuthentication 0 --HashedControlPassword "" --ControlPort 9050 --SocksPort 50001 I want to test the “NEWNYM” signal to ...
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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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Exit traffic through a SOCKS proxy

I want to run an exit node, but don't want to risk having to deal with rouge DMCA complaints. I also have (pay for) a high-bandwidth SOCKS5 proxy. I would like to route all exit traffic from my node ...
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Tor Dns , Multi Instances [closed]

when using tor expert bundle as a socks proxy dns traffic still appears unencrypted . what are the solutions tor provides for dns ? how can i run multiple instances of tor.exe each with a different ...
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How to connect through Terminal in OSx

My ISP blocks OpenVPN but i can connect to Tor using obfsproxy (I have to add a socks proxy to obfsproxy config otherwise it won't work either). I used obfsproxy as a socks proxy (localhost 9150) in ...
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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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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.