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Re: Tor with DynDNS on FC3

* Mark Manning (mark.manning@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Problem:  Can't get tor run due to it not resolving or understanding that
> the IP address is a dyndns one

Which version of Tor?

> Background:
> I've installed Tor on a local server at my home running Fedora Core 3.  I've
> edited the torrc files to act only as a server.  I use DynDNS to maintain a
> consistant name resolution.  In the notices.log I get this message
> repeatedly every few minutes.
> Jul 29 10:35:30.648 [warn] second_elapsed_callback(): Your server (_my ip
> address_:9030) has not managed to confirm that its DirPort is reachable.

Are your sure this is _really_ _your_ ip address?

> Please check your firewalls, ports, address, /etc/hosts file, etc.
> Jul 29 10:43:52.679 [notice] connection_edge_process_end_not_open(): Have
> tried resolving or connecting to address '[scrubbed]' at 3 different places.
> Giving up.


> I'm sure that I have forwarded the correct ports through my firewall to the
> tor server.  Here is what my torrc file looks like:
> SocksPort 9100
> RunAsDaemon 1
> DataDirectory /var/lib/tor/keys
> ControlPort 9051
> Nickname _my server nickname_ [properly registered]
> ORPort 9001
> DirPort 9030
> This should be pretty standard from what I understand.  I even used the web
> based wizard to try and make the torrc file for me and I'm getting the same
> error.
> On a windows machine, I can run the tor client and it works just fine as a
> server but I haven't been able to get it running on linux.  Other people
> have had this problem as well but I haven't seen a resolution.  Can someone
> shed any insight?