porzech at gmail.com
Fri Jun 16 10:55:40 UTC 2006
yes just checking if you can open a socket isnt enough you shoud send
valid tor packet and wait for valid answer
i know it could be done in php (sending a tcp packet and reciving
answer) but never tried it myself
2006/6/16, Ringo Kamens <2600denver at gmail.com>:
> Just a quick note on checking wether or not port x is open. If they
> choose port 80 then it could be that the port is really blocked but
> appears open because the NAT/Firewall recognizes that port connection
> as part of the "conversation".
> On 6/15/06, Nick Mathewson <nickm at freehaven.net> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 10:47:12AM -0500, Arrakistor wrote:
> > > tor_user,
> > >
> > > I think questions 1 & 2 & 11 would be confusing to someone who
> > > needs to use the configurator. To them I think they would
> > > want to be a client or server so perhaps change question
> > > 1 & 2 & 11 to combine them:
> > This is a fairly good idea, though I wouldn't use these names.
> > > a) client (donate bandwidth, use tor)
> > ok.
> > > b) man in the middle (donate bandwidth, don't use tor)
> > Please, please, no.
> > "Man in the middle" is an attack where you impersonate server A to
> > server B, and server B to server A.
> > "Middleman" is a possible tor configuration that relays traffic.
> > These are technical terms with specific meanings; please don't make
> > users think that they are about to launch a hostile impersonation
> > attack when they're just going to run a server!
> > > c) server (donate bandwidth & IP address, use tor by default)
> > How about "client" "middleman server" and "exit server"? These are
> > the terms that Tor uses, after all.
> > yrs,
> > --
> > Nick Mathewson
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