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Re: [tor-talk] Tor isn't opening a listening port...

On 04/02/2015 07:21 PM, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 02, 2015 at 06:54:56PM -0500, Cypher wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> I'm configuring two hidden services on the same box (Ubuntu 14.04). In
>> my torrc I have the following four lines:
>> HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/first_hidden_service/
>> HiddenServicePort 9999
>> HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/second_hidden_service/
>> HiddenServicePort 8008
>> For some reason, the second hidden service simply isn't working. Port
>> 8008 is not being opened by Tor at all.
> Tor doesn't open those ports. It simply interprets incoming (inside of
> Tor) requests for that hidden service name and makes outgoing connections
> to the address you specify. You have to run your own application on the
> port if you want something to listen there.

Yep, had a complete and total brainfart here. I was running the
webserver on port 80. Pointed Tor to 80 and it worked. Forgive the
stupidity please.

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