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Re: Two little questions: Whats to preferr socks4, 4a or 5? And how to setup Tor in a Lan?
Quoth kazaam <kazaam@xxxxxxxxx>, on 2008-01-10 15:35:54 +0100:
> In the standard torrc is written if sockslistenaddress is 127.0.0.1
> no other can connect to this client expect the localhost? So do I
> have for every PC in the Lan to take its IP and make a own
No. The SocksListenAddress is for the address of the SOCKS server,
not the address of the SOCKS client.
Example: you have 10.0.0.1 through 10.0.0.4 networked together.
10.0.0.1 is running a Tor client. Set SocksListenAddress to
10.0.0.1:9050 and then tell each of the other machines to use that
same address as their SOCKS proxy.
> And can I setup my Tor-Client that every pc in the lan no matter
> what IP it has, can use it?
The default is that any machine that can access the address given for
the SOCKS server can route through the Tor client. The reason
127.0.0.1 is special is because it refers specifically to the local
host from any IPv4-networked machine, so by definition, a host cannot
be accessed from anywhere outside itself as 127.0.0.1 (or any of the
other predefined "loopback" addresses).
---> Drake Wilson