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Re: tor client over HTTP or SSH port forwarding ?
On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Nick Mathewson wrote:
> There will be an easy solution with Tor 0.0.8, which should be out
> today or tomorrow (assuming we find no more bugs in 0.0.8rx2).
OK. I signed up to -announce.
> Assuming your firewall allows port 443 (HTTPS) and port 80 (HTTP),
I think it does funky things so that all connections (http,https,ftp)
go to 80.
> can just add "FascistFirewall 1"
to your torrc file, and Tor will only
> use servers that are listening on ports 443 and 80.
> Just one problem, though: Currently, I don't think there are any
> servers configured like that. With any luck (and, hopefully, a good
> port forwarding FAQ), there should be a few such 'firewall-friendly'
> servers ready in the next couple of weeks.
OK. Sounds like ssh port forwarding to a less restrictive source may be the answer.