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Re: Socks/TOR setup question

On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 01:36:35AM -0500, force44@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I  use Tor, TorCP and Privoxy:
> Privoxy listens on 8118
> TOR requests are sent for http and https to on 8118,
> and to on 9050 for the socks requests.
> That works fine,  but  I am always receiving such message in the Log file:
> "[Warn] Your application (using socks4 on port 49370) is giving Tor only an IP address.  Applications  that  do  DNS  resolves themselves  may  leak information.  Consider  using  Socks4A  (e.g. via  privoxy  or socat) instead."
> This message is created when any application uses the TOR server, no matter if I parameter it as a socks4 or socks5.
> As I am already using Privoxy, what must I change in my config so that this message isn't generated? Moreover, must I setup my applications to use TOR as a socks4 or a socks5 server>

The port that your error message references (49370) doesn't look like
it's for web browsing.

Do you actually get this with every connection? If so, then you should
be seeing complaints about port 80 also.

Perhaps it is some other application that you are pointing through Tor? It
sounds like you're using Privoxy correctly for your web connections and
you are using other applications which you have failed to mention here
that leak DNS resolves.