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Re: [tor-talk] No Ident response on IRC when using Tor
On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 3:43 PM, Sebastian G. <bastik.tor>
> I used to be able to (mis)use the TorBrowserBundle's Tor to connect to
> OFTC with PChat (Xchat fork). Note: I don't use the hidden-service.
> It's some time since I visited the IRC channels, I don't know which TBB
> It fails with "tor-browser-2.2.35-12_en-US" and with
> "tor-browser-2.2.35-7.1_en-US". I also tried 0.2.3.15 alpha.
> I always get:
> * Connected. Now logging in...
> * *** Looking up your hostname...
> * *** Checking Ident
> * *** No Ident response
> * *** Found your hostname
> That's not related to OFTC, since I get "No Ident response" on other IRC
> services as well. Some even let me in.
> OFTC however does not:
> * Closing Link: [any exit name] (No more connections permitted from your
> * Disconnected (Remote host closed socket).
> I got and tried different exits as well.
> Without Tor (any proxy) I can connect and get an Ident response.
> Therefor I guess it is not the firewall.
> I'm on Windows 7 (64bit) and PChat has not changed since I was able to
> connect. tor-browser-2.2.35-7.1_en-US is from February 2012 and I was
> only after that date. I use SSL but did so before.
> I'm not sure if it's the right place, but I don't know what's wrong.
Someone (connecting over Tor) was spamming in #tor on OFTC earlier,
might be related.
Runa A. Sandvik
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