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PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2004 12:41 am 
I stumbled upon a site that explains how to forward ports for any router or firewall. May help others as it has helped me.

http://www.portforward.com


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 14, 2004 1:14 pm 
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Very good, soldier! Thanks!

Also for reference, BT uses the TCP sub-protocol, ports 6881+ by default (6881-6889 will probably work for you).


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 16, 2004 4:37 pm 
what do i put for the IP to forward it to?


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 25, 2004 8:58 pm 
i think u foward the port to your own IP address. im not sure though, so check portfoward.com


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 18, 2004 4:26 am 
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Many routers do non allow you to forward multiple ports at one time. If you have one of these routers try using the port triggering section of your router. The trigger port you should use for BT is 6969. Enter 6881-6999 in the incoming ports section. I should really take the time out to make a bittorrent guide on portforward.com. Perhaps in the next couple of days I will.

-dclark
portforward.com


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 23, 2004 12:52 am 
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I have forwarded the ports to the internal ip adress (local area connection) RESTART TORRENTSTORM or it will stay yello for ever :wink: I was woundring why oh why does it keep it blocked untill i restarted BT it directly went green !


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 11:05 am 
By "restart", you mean just close the window and reopen the program, right?


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 06, 2004 8:53 am 
i have had problems with BT being very slow using my router

will port forwarding make it faster to download with BT?

i have used both port forwarding and port triggering, can i use both of these?

it has got rid of my yellow light tho, now its green and easier on my eyes :)


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 06, 2004 9:15 am 
A couple more questions if any1s willing to answer them:

my DCHP server is enabled, should this be enabled?

and my UPnP is disabled, all this talk of DCHP and UPnP in the other threads has got my head in a spin

1 more question: is the total speed the total speed of my connection or the total speed of that download?

if it is the total speed of the download can some1 tell me wot my download speed should be if its running at 150, 200 etc


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 Post subject: Heyya... :D
PostPosted: Mon Jun 07, 2004 5:39 am 
Heyya all...Im using Compex NetPassage 15-D (NP15-D) Router and I really need help on the router configurtation concern bout the firewall thingy...transfer rate is very low even when I'm seeding...plz help

Im using win xp, router Compex NetPassage 15-D (NP15-D), D-Link Ethernet Card, ZTE ADSL Modem,...hmm..hope this info helps...

Thankz guys.. :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 10, 2004 4:34 am 
Generic setup:

A Static IP address on your LAN for the PC that you are using

TCP ports 6881-6XXX INBOUND Forwarded to this IP address in your Firewall Rules.

Your Tornado Client set to use ports 6881-6XXX that you have forwarded

Turn OFF your software firewall (especially winXP firewall) until you learn how to use it.

Set your Tornado client fairly, ie. Don't say you have a 56K connection when you're actually on a T1 just to throttle your sharing. If you're on 512K DSL with 256 Upstream you can afford 20KB sharing upstream easily.

There are tons of tutorials on how to do these things posted on this forum and around the net, case in point is the excellent site posted at the top of this thread by Soldier for most routers.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2004 7:01 am 
CLOUD LINK

From what I read forwarding will most probably increase your DL speed


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 19, 2004 7:04 am 
I went to PORTFOWARD.COM and saw that they gave you yuour external IP

But every time I refreshed the page it chaged?

Is that good or bad?


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 20, 2004 5:33 am 
that website is down now wat do i do to get my open the port in my router firewall can anyone help me. I have the dsl modem which is westell model 2200 wat can i do i didn't have teh chance to read the instruction in portfoward so can anyone help me


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 05, 2004 8:20 am 
Ok..for a start i dont even know what router i am using. so how?


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