[bittorrent] when users are behind a transparent proxy, it is possible to trace their real IP address ?

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 16:46:54 EST 2006


On 3/23/06, FYP 2005 <hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> ya. I am not the tracker . otherwise I think i can get the true ip of client
> more easily

If you're connected to the client, you have the real IP address. If
the tracker returned a 'non-real' address, you have no way of finding
the real IP address.

> >>Are you 'just' a 'normal' client?
>
>     What do u mean ?
>
>
>        Also, ur answer to my question is
> >>  Only if the proxy includes it with the request.
>        Can you explain on that?

If the proxy includes the real IP address as a header in the request
to the tracker.


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