[bittorrent] Reveal the real ip address of peer which is behind Transparent Proxy

Joris Guisson joris.guisson at gmail.com
Sun Apr 16 07:40:33 EDT 2006


I suppose you could know if you hack into the proxy or have root
access to it. But other then that, I don't think this is possible.

Joris,

On 4/14/06, FYP 2005 <hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
> If a peer( peer A again) which is behind a transparent proxy connects to
> tracker, then the tracker records the IP address of the proxy and the port
> that the peer listening on.
>
> Suppose peer A is configured to use the proxy for http connection. Then
> another peer (peer B) can know the real IP address of peer A by just waiting
> the inbound connection from peerA.
>
> However, if peer A is now configured to use the proxy for all connection.
> Then peer B just know the proxy IP by  waiting the inbound connection from
> the peerA through proxy.
>
> Can I be able to get the real ip address of peer A  if peerA is configured
> to use proxy for all connection ?
> Pls give me some idea
> thx ~~
>
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