[bittorrent] Why multiple listen ports?

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Fri Nov 18 15:54:21 EST 2005


IIRC, a BT client listens on a block of ports typically starting at 6881. 
Why multiple ports?

BTW, are there any BT clients that use UPnP to dynamically set up port 
forwarding so that they can work automatically behind NAT?



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