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Re: Configure TorDNS
First I want to apologize for the barrage of questions - I normally read
as much as I can before posting, and in this case I have, but Googling
TorDNS does not bring much in the way of results... That being said I
want to ask questions in an intelligent way even though some of them may
seem elementary (probably are to most of you).
So I downloaded the TorDNS localhost version. That magically worked :)
I'd still like to find out which files I need to edit to get the other
version working. In the meantime - here's one more:
I have ZoneAlarm installed. I have noticed that TorDNS gets ZoneAlarm
to popup to tell me TorDNS is trying to access the net with the
following IP addresses:
127.0.0.1:9050 (the Tor app)
I wonder why it tries to connect to two separate ports for Tor.
Also, since I have disabled the DNS Client service and have changed the
DNS Server to 127.1.2.2 I can no longer ping machines on my LAN. Is
there a workaround for this?
Steven Colbert wrote:
> OK -
> I have downloaded and copied the following files to c:\program files\tor:
> - tordns.exe
> - startup.exe
> I ran startup.exe and tordns.exe (which gives me the sys tray icon that
> shows 22.214.171.124.2).
> I configured the Windows Firewall to allow TorDNS to be an exception.
> Changed the TCP/IP Settings to use 127.1.2.2 as the only DNS Server
> (leaving the 2nd one blank).
> I edited the hosts. file in \windows\system32\drivers\etc\ to add a line:
> - 127.1.2.2 socklocal
> I stopped the DNSCache service
> I restarted Tor
> Everything works except that DNS entries are not being resolved - in
> other words I cannot surf the net.
> The directions at http://sandos.ath.cx/~badger/tordns.html are very
> unclear and I am sure I missed something. Can anyone let me know what
> it is?