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Old 05-17-2006, 03:17 AM   #1
stinkytofoo
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guarddog + bittornado = headache


Today, I've been unsuccessfully trying for hours to allow bittornado through guarddog.

Naturally, the first thing that I tried was to check the boxes to permit the protocols (bittorrent tracker and peer). This didn't seem to work since I kept getting the "problem connecting to tracker-timeout exceeded" message (on the bittornado client, of course).

Then, I defined my own protocol by allowing the ports 6881 to 6999 (tcp) and checked the defined protocol in the protocol menu. Unfortunately, this didn't solve the problem either.

I'm convinced that guarddog is the one to be blamed since the bittornado client worked fine when I disabled the firewall.

I'm using Debian Sarge with 2.6.8-2-686 kernel.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-18-2006, 02:00 AM   #2
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http://www.superfirewallguide.com/bi...-firewall.html

This might help some.
 
Old 05-18-2006, 12:01 PM   #3
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I defined my own protocol by allowing the ports 6881 to 6999 (tcp) and checked the defined protocol in the protocol menu.
Try opening the ports to UDP traffic. I get a lot of dropped UDP packets on ports 6881-6884 in my iptables logs on my firewall machine.
 
  


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