[bittorrent] Bittorrent upload - NAT and port forwarding settings

Joshua Hampp joshua.hampp at gmx.de
Thu Dec 4 07:01:08 EST 2008


Hi Thomas,

do you mean the torrent file or the content which should be shared?
In the first case you do this with for example with HTTP. So you can upload
the file.
Otherwise the uploader doesn't upload to the tracker, but to the other
peers. Which means one of them should have an open port.
If your port is closed the other peer can't connect to you. If the peer has
an open port you can connect to him instead.

Joshua

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas Muller" <ttm at online.no>
To: <bittorrent at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 12:44 PM
Subject: [bittorrent] Bittorrent upload - NAT and port forwarding settings


> Hi,
>
> Just a simple question for the experts. If a bittorrent is uploaded to a
> tracker
> and the uploader is behind a NAT without any bittorrent relative port
> forwarding
> settings - is it all possible for someone to download the contents of the
> torrent from the uploader?
>
> --
>
> Thomas
>
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