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Is there a way to get portscanning (nmap) to work through Whonix?

You should read about how nmap works and how iptables transproxying works or SOCKS proxying works and then realise that you will not be able to effectively nmap over a whonix gateway nor should you ...
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Firewall with Tails

Have a look at the Network Filter documentation. .... This is solved by blocking all outbound Internet traffic except Tor (and I2P when enabled), and explicitly configuring all applications to ...
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How does Tor pass the router?

When I run Tor software, in theory my computer becomes a relay Not by default. You have to purposefully configure the Tor software to be a relay. And if you're doing that, you hopefully know how to ...
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Running a Tor relay behind Firewall

if it's(a firewall you can't manage directly) not supporting UPnP - there's no way. You can use a VPN service with static IP : you're connecting from outside, obtaining an IP address inside your box ...
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Is there a way through DPI firewall?

You might look at the pluggable transports like obfsproxy which is designed with DPI in mind. You might also try using a bridge relay rather than the regular 9 directory authority servers. These are ...
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How do I configure my router to allow a tor connection into onionshare?

My Tails hadn't upgraded to the latest version - the version I was running used the old style, short, onion addresses.
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How to run a LOCAL webserver on tails

To access localhost with Tor Browser in Tails you can use the following script #!/bin/bash grep -qxF "user_pref(\"network.proxy.no_proxies_on\", \"127.0.0.1\");" '/home/...
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1 Gbps server behind NAT: Can I help the tor network?

There is a possibility that the snowflake project might be of use to you. While the frontpage talks mostly about browsers, there is an experimental Go-based standalone implementation which might be ...
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Is it possible to monitor/block ALL network activity while using Orbot/Orfox on an unrooted phone?

The only approach to this is to use something like a "no-root" firewall. A "no-root" firewall uses the same principle as the Orbot VPN mode, except it uses it's position to deny connections to ...
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Allow application direct access to internet without tor

When you "reset" (I assume you mean you flushed/cleared) iptables, you also killed the iptables rule which was redirecting traffic destined to 127.0.0.1:53 to 127.0.0.1:5353. The latter IP/Port is ...
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Windows Firewall Config

OLD question BUT it drove me a little crazy until I worked it out. Windows firewall doesn't like wildcard paths such as '%appdata%\[filename]'. So move the TOR browser folder (that default installs ...
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DHCPREQUEST: send_packet: Operation not permitted

You need to follow Whonix documentation for combining VPNs. Otherwise they conflict with Whonix's firewall. https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tunnels/Introduction Should I be concerned or do anything ...
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Do I need a firewall and or Virus protection software

Ubuntu comes with a firewall, called ufw (Uncomplicated Firewall) which should suffice, it is a front end to the Linux iptables packet filter. To enable it: sudo ufw allow 9001/tcp #change 9001 to ...
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Tor connection in guest OS is being blocked by unknown firewall At Host OS

Malwarebytes is blocking Tor - it's a known issue. If I got you right - you have two antiviruses on one PC, it's a bad idea nowdays: I remember 1994 - yes, then it made some sense, but not now. Some ...
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How to configure Whonix Gateway for communication between two local Workstations in Qubes?

sys-whonix is not set up to forward packets between VMs, and doing has not been evaluated for leaks. Instead, qrexec should be used for inter-vm communication. In dom0, create a file /etc/qubes-rpc/...
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Can I sent ip and port combination when I connect to the tor network?

Write a server and learn the ways: You listen to a port, say 53 and then block all use of port 53. Nobody else can use it, and you are notified by the kernel of new messages on this. You do not open ...
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Is there any reason an ISP can't block the BridgeDB?

The Tor project website and the download can be blocked and have been in the past and currently in some locations in the world. That is why they even offer to email you a copy or send you a secure ...
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Tails firewall rules with static IP configuration

"two different rules sets for static IP/manual as apposed to DHCP?" No, it has one config that applies to all situations. "can a server/router [...] send packets [...] that can go ...
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How do I enable plugins so I can use Tor to see sites that require plugins, and how do i prevent IP leak?

You prevent IP leaks by using the tor browser bundle in its most paranoid security setting. Enabling plugins will expose you to deanonymouzation techniques. Enabling a firewall does not help. The ...
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Does tails have a penetrable firewall?

"Tails may be made a more secure OS by preventing the firewall from allowing unencrypted data." No. There is no meaningful way to discern between "encrypted" an "unencrypted&...
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