Unverified Commit 61e6b217 authored by rl1987's avatar rl1987 Committed by teor
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manpage: Clarify that Tor does stream isolation between *Port listeners by default

cherry-pick of tor-github/pr/841 to maint-0.4.0.
parent b100c9e9
o Documentation:
- Clarify that Tor performs stream isolation between *Port listeners by
default. Resolves issue 29121.
......@@ -1230,6 +1230,8 @@ The following options are useful only for clients (that is, if
information to anybody watching your network, and allow anybody
to use your computer as an open proxy. +
+
If multiple entries of this option are present in your configuration
file, Tor will perform stream isolation between listeners by default.
The _isolation flags_ arguments give Tor rules for which streams
received on this SocksPort are allowed to share circuits with one
another. Recognized isolation flags are:
......@@ -1472,14 +1474,18 @@ The following options are useful only for clients (that is, if
protocol instead of SOCKS. Set this to
0 if you don't want to allow "HTTP CONNECT" connections. Set the port
to "auto" to have Tor pick a port for you. This directive can be
specified multiple times to bind to multiple addresses/ports. See
specified multiple times to bind to multiple addresses/ports. If multiple
entries of this option are present in your configuration file, Tor will
perform stream isolation between listeners by default. See
SOCKSPort for an explanation of isolation flags. (Default: 0)
[[TransPort]] **TransPort** \['address':]__port__|**auto** [_isolation flags_]::
Open this port to listen for transparent proxy connections. Set this to
0 if you don't want to allow transparent proxy connections. Set the port
to "auto" to have Tor pick a port for you. This directive can be
specified multiple times to bind to multiple addresses/ports. See
specified multiple times to bind to multiple addresses/ports. If multiple
entries of this option are present in your configuration file, Tor will
perform stream isolation between listeners by default. See
SOCKSPort for an explanation of isolation flags. +
+
TransPort requires OS support for transparent proxies, such as BSDs' pf or
......@@ -1516,7 +1522,9 @@ The following options are useful only for clients (that is, if
included in old versions of FreeBSD, etc) using the NATD protocol.
Use 0 if you don't want to allow NATD connections. Set the port
to "auto" to have Tor pick a port for you. This directive can be
specified multiple times to bind to multiple addresses/ports. See
specified multiple times to bind to multiple addresses/ports. If multiple
entries of this option are present in your configuration file, Tor will
perform stream isolation between listeners by default. See
SocksPort for an explanation of isolation flags. +
+
This option is only for people who cannot use TransPort. (Default: 0)
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