Changes between Version 17 and Version 18 of doc/TorifyHOWTO/irssi


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    1111=== Connection setup ===
    1212
    13 Below we have generic instructions for torifying Irssi using torsocks (the recommended methodology) and adding servers as mapaddresses to your torrc file (for when torsocks is not available). This is followed up by additonal steps that can be followed to enhance the clients security.
     13Below we have generic instructions for torifying Irssi using torsocks (the recommended methodology) and adding servers as mapaddresses to your torrc file (for when torsocks is not available). This is followed up by additonal steps that can be performed to enhance the clients security.
    1414
    1515=== Option 1: Using Torsocks ===
     
    6363Below are instructions on generating a client certificate and configuring Irssi to recognise it.
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    65 
    66 2. Generate a client certificate. From the terminal, issue the command:
     651. Generate a client certificate. From the terminal, issue the command:
    6766{{{
    6867$ openssl req -x509 -sha256 -new -newkey rsa:4096 -days 1000 -nodes \
     
    7877 '''Note:''' The name is generic. Set this to your desired username on the server.
    7978
    80 3. To make the directory where Irssi will find your certificates and to move your newly generated one there, issue the commands:
     792. To make the directory where Irssi will find your certificates and to move your newly generated one there, issue the commands:
    8180{{{
    8281$ mkdir -p ~/.irssi/certs
     
    8483}}}
    8584
    86 4. Print and record the certs fingerprint:
     853. Print and record the certs fingerprint:
    8786{{{
    8887$ openssl x509 -in ~/.irssi/certs/Server1.pem -outform der \
     
    9089}}}
    9190
    92 5. Add the server information to your {{{~/.irssi/config}}} file:
     914. Add the server information to your {{{~/.irssi/config}}} file:
    9392{{{
    9493servers = (
     
    127126 Of course, modify it to your needs.
    128127
    129 6. Launch Irssi. To configure it to recognise your newly generated certificate, issue the following commands:
     1285. Launch Irssi. To configure it to recognise your newly generated certificate, issue the following commands:
    130129{{{
    131130/network add -sasl_username user -sasl_password p455w0rd -sasl_mechanism EXTERNAL Server1