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

FYP 2005 hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 15:10:15 EST 2006


>        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.

If the proxy really includes the real IP address as a header in the request
to the tracker,
that means the peer list will show the real IP address instead of the proxy
address.
am i right ?


If so , then we don't know which client is behind proxy.


On 3/18/06, FYP 2005 <hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> a number of BT client can be configured to use proxy.
> However, it is possible to write a program to trace the real ip when user
> is  behind a transparent proxy ?
>
>
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