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Re: [tor-talk] No Ident response on IRC when using Tor

2012/5/24 Sebastian G. <bastik.tor> <bastik.tor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Runa A. Sandvik, 24.05.2012 17:58:
>> On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 3:43 PM, Sebastian G. <bastik.tor>
>> <bastik.tor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> 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
>>> worked.
>>> 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 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
>>> host)
>>> * 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.
> Thank you for replying. It shouldn't be related to OFTC.
> I get "No Ident response" from any IRC service I tried when I use Tor,
> but without Tor I do.
> I later checked if the reduced exit policy could be responsible for
> that. Ident uses port 113 and it's not included in the reduced exit
> policy, but that might be not the problem.
> I don't know since when the reduced exit policy is in place, but I
> edited the config (torrc) to use only "wau" as exit. It allows almost
> any port, according to Atlas.
> Best regards,
> bastik_tor
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The problem is not the exit policy.
Identd is a service that should be listening on the user computer.
This is obviously not possible with tor.
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