Connection Refused By Peer
Vidalia and Tor were working fine for the past two weeks; suddenly today I got the error: "Vidalia was unable to connect to Tor. (Connection refused by peer.)
When I open the log, I get no warnings. Full log shows:
Sep 07 19:27:18.146 [Notice] Tor v0.2.2.32 (git-877e17749725ab88). This is experimental software. Do not rely on it for strong anonymity. (Running on Windows 7 Service Pack 1 [workstation])
Sep 07 19:27:18.146 [Notice] Initialized libevent version 2.0.14-stable using method win32. Good.
Sep 07 19:27:18.146 [Notice] Opening Socks listener on 127.0.0.1:0
Sep 07 19:27:18.146 [Notice] Socks listener listening on port 52111.
Sep 07 19:27:18.146 [Notice] Opening Control listener on 127.0.0.1:0
Sep 07 19:27:18.146 [Notice] Control listener listening on port 52112.
Sep 07 19:27:18.259 [Notice] Based on 173 circuit times, it looks like we don't need to wait so long for circuits to finish. We will now assume a circuit is too slow to use after waiting 7 seconds.
Sep 07 19:27:18.259 [Notice] Parsing GEOIP file .\Data\Tor\geoip.
Sep 07 19:27:20.333 [Notice] OpenSSL OpenSSL 1.0.0d 8 Feb 2011 looks like version 0.9.8m or later; I will try SSL_OP to enable renegotiation
Sep 07 19:27:20.987 [Notice] We now have enough directory information to build circuits.
Sep 07 19:27:20.988 [Notice] Bootstrapped 80%: Connecting to the Tor network.
Sep 07 19:27:22.124 [Notice] Bootstrapped 85%: Finishing handshake with first hop.
Sep 07 19:27:23.001 [Notice] Bootstrapped 90%: Establishing a Tor circuit.
Sep 07 19:27:24.094 [Notice] Tor has successfully opened a circuit. Looks like client functionality is working.
Sep 07 19:27:24.094 [Notice] Bootstrapped 100%: Done.
I made no changes to my settings or network configuration, no changes or updates to my OS (Running Windows 7x64) or software/hardware configuration. Basically, from a user-perspective, I made NO changes.