[BitTorrent] How much peer-to-peer?

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Fri Oct 15 16:46:29 EDT 2004


> How can I determine how much traffic is going between the peers?  I

Doesn't your client provide upload totals?

> need to understand just how much of the bandwidth I am off-loading so
> that I know how to predict how our application will scale.  Does the
> tracker "know" which piece is requested from which peer?

No.

> Is there a
> way to trap that information by parsing the output from the tracker?
> Is there a tool to do this?

You could log the requests at the tracker and see how much each client 
downloads.
You can then compare that with how much you upload. 



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