[bittorrent] how a peer connect to other peer which is behind proxies.

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 10:33:00 EDT 2006

On 4/14/06, FYP 2005 <hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Suppose there are two peers. One is a seed(peer A) which is behind a
> anonymous proxy and another one is just a peer without source(peer B).
> Now peer A execute the .torrent and connect to tracker through the proxy.
> Since peer A is behind the proxy now. Therefore, the tracker will record the
> IP address of the proxy and port that peer A 's BT client listening on.
> If other peers, say peer B get the peer list from the tracker.
> I don't understand how peer B can connect to peer A. It is because peer B
> only got the port that peer A 's BT client listening on and the proxies IP.
> However, the port that peer B get is just a port used by peer A but not the
> proxy.
> Can anyone give me some idea on that ? I

Nobody can connect to peer A.

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