[bittorrent] seeding from same machine as tracker

etienne deleflie et at lalila.net
Wed Oct 5 06:52:47 EDT 2005


Brian Dessent wrote:

>Olaf van der Spek wrote:
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>>><urlopen *error* (*111*, 'Connection refused')> *...*
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>>Find out to what it tries to connect and why that's failing.
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>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.
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where can he find info on how to do that?

.... a copy of the torrent with a modified announce? .... is it the 
anounce URL that is modified? .... as in he should use the local URL ... 
192.168.0.x?

where is the host file ?

Etienne

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