[tor-talk] Cannot finish handshake with directory server (Kazakhstan)

andrew at torproject.org andrew at torproject.org
Tue Feb 28 05:30:36 UTC 2012

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 11:09:06AM +0600, alexkon at gmail.com wrote 8.0K bytes in 170 lines about:
: I'm trying to use Tor from Almaty, Kazakhstan. It cannot connect to
: the Tor network.
: The error message says:
: Problem bootstrapping. Stuck at 10%: Finishing handshake with
: directory server. (DONE; DONE; count 35; recommendation warn)

Indeed, see https://blog.torproject.org/blog/kazakhstan-upgrades-censorship-deep-packet-inspection

You need the obfsproxy bundle, https://www.torproject.org/projects/obfsproxy.html.en.

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