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

FYP 2005 hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 14 11:05:59 EDT 2006


er..
I think my question is not clear
just forgot it.

my qs is .
does the connection between peerA and peerB still go thorugh the proxy ?

On 4/14/06, FYP 2005 <hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thanks.
>
> If this is the case, does the outbound connection from peerA to peer B go
> through the proxy used by peerA ?
> and does the outbound connection from peer B to peer A go through the
> proxy used by peerA  ?
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> On 4/14/06, Harold Feit <dwknight at depthstrike.com> wrote:
> >
> > Peer A (proxied) can establish outgoing connections.
> > Assuming Peer B (unproxied) can accept incoming connections, the
> > connection CAN be established, but only when Peer A initiates it.
> >
> > Once the connection is established, data can be transferred in either
> > direction.
> >
> > FYP 2005 wrote:
> > > I used bitcomet to test the scenario  that I mentioned before.
> > > I found that peerB can download from peerA. That mean there is
> > > connection between them.
> > >
> > > You said that nobody can connect to peerA
> > > Does it mean that the connection between them is due to peerA
> > initialize
> > > a connection to peerB ?
> > > It is because peerA can also obtain the IP address and port of peerB
> > > from the peer list
> > >
> > >
> > > On 4/14/06, *Olaf van der Spek* < olafvdspek at gmail.com
> > > <mailto:olafvdspek at gmail.com >> wrote:
> > >
> > >     On 4/14/06, FYP 2005 < hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com
> > >     <mailto: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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