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Re: [tor-talk] Firewall setting in Tor Browser not working?


On 01/08/2018 18:01, Roger Dingledine wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2018 at 04:06:27PM +0200, Cristian Consonni wrote:
>> My first question is: why there is this difference?

> Hm! I think this is a bug. It should probably both be like the simpler
> interface.
> Turns out there is this ticket open for fixing it:
> https://trac.torproject.org/24452

Thanks for pointing it out!

> Restricting your outgoing ports to 80,443 means that your Tor won't
> attempt to connect to anything that isn't on port 80 or port 443.
> So if your PT bridge is listening on some other port than 80 or 443, Tor
> will choose not to try connecting to it, since that's what you asked for.
> And if that is indeed what happened here, I think it is a further argument
> in favor of simplifying the interface rather than sticking with the
> current confusing one. :)

Yeah, I was under the impression (maybe because the setting was just
below the one about the proxy) that with that setting Tor Browser would
have (somehow) routed all the traffic through the specified ports.

Thanks for your help.

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