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ISP Public IP Address Visible Inside Whonix-Gateway


#1

Hey guys,

I was just running arm for a minute and was looking around, and I saw under view->connections my ip address…

This is a bit concerning, how is my IP address listed under arm? Don’t you guys go through a lot of work to make sure that the gateway can’t figure out the ip address? Or am I confused on that, and its ok if the gateway sees the ip address?


#2

One question I definitely have is how does arm go about getting my ip address, does it come from tor?

My concern here is that the Workstation might be able to do whatever arm is doing to find the ip address, especially if tor is returning the ip address some how…


#3

Making sure the workstation can’t figure out the external ISP assigned IP address only.

Yes.

Tor control protocol.

getinfo address

https://www.whonix.org/wiki/FAQ#Non-Responsiveness_to_Concerns applies.