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Re: bittorrent port range?



tor, 14 09 2006 kl. 11:59 -0700, skrev Peter Gordon:
> G.Wolfe Woodbury wrote:
> > Could someone give me a clue of what ports to forward to the torrent box from
> > my router?
> 
> By default, if I recall correctly, it starts at port 6881 and searches in an
> incrementally ascending manner through subsequent ports for connnection
> availability. I have my firewall configured to allow ports 6881-6999 (TCP)
> for its use.

Maybe we should open that range in the default firewall or at least
somehow make this a step users won't have to take to get bittorrent
working. If security steps on their feet they'll simply disable it all
together at some point.

- David Nielsen


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