[bittorrent] seeding from same machine as tracker

Brian Dessent brian at dessent.net
Wed Oct 5 06:09:58 EDT 2005


Olaf van der Spek wrote:

> > <urlopen *error* (*111*, 'Connection refused')> *...*
> 
> Find out to what it tries to connect and why that's failing.

It means that his NAT router doesn't allow loopback connections to its
public interface from the local side.  He needs to connect to it using
its RFC1918 address.  He can do this by either using a copy of the
torrent file with a modified announce or by editing the hosts file.

Brian



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