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Re: Ports 443 & 80

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Scott Bennett <bennett@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>     On Sat, 17 May 2008 18:53:35 -0500 Nathaniel Dube <njdube@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>>DirPort 80
>     No, no, no.  You've misunderstood the documentation pretty thoroughly.
> First, the firewall referred to is not your "software firewall" for Windows.
> The final image file you list above shows that your router is allowing packets
> through with address redirection but not port redirection.  Use the following
> in torrc:
> Address  [whatever your router's external IP address is]
> ORPort 443
> ORListenAddress
> DirPort 80
> DirListenAddress
> Undo all the stuff you did in your Windows firewall that is displayed in the
> other image files you mention above.  Now make sure that your Windows firewall
> allows tor to receive packets on ports 443 and 80 and to transmit packets on
> any port.
>     That's all you need to do for the way you have your router configured.
>>Also, here's the log when I run tor in Konsole as root. =A0I know, don't ru=
>>n Tor=20
>>as root. =A0I'm just doing that to test it to make sure it's working before=
>> I=20
>>set it to start on boot under the "tor" user.
>     Why would you run something as root *before* you test it?  In any case,
> if you're running Windows, "root" is sort of meaningless.
>                                  Scott Bennett, Comm. ASMELG, CFIAG
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I'm not too sure where you are getting the Windows argument from.  All
of the pictures I can find appear to be on a Linux distribution, and
it is mentioned above that this set is on OpenSUSE.


Kasimir Gabert