Re: mediawiki behind Tor hidden service
Brion Vibber <brion <at> pobox.com>
2012-07-25 17:11:08 GMT
On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 10:06 AM, <anotst01 <at> fastmail.fm> wrote:
> I want to use mediawiki behind a Tor hidden service and obviously not
> leak my real ip.
> Are there any things I should keep in mind or are there instructions how
> to do it safely?
Assuming you mean accessing a public MediaWiki instance with your web
browser protected by Tor, you shouldn't need to do anything special -- only
the outermost IP address in the onion stack will be exposed to MediaWiki;
the tor system is designed to make it hard to figure out your originating
Note that some installations may have filters enabled to block use of known
Tor outgoing nodes (such as Wikimedia sites) due to issues with abuse and