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JedSezZed

@comcast.net
reply to Movieman420

Re: Optimize BitTorrent To Outwit Traffic Shaping ISPs

said by Movieman420:

Thu a vpn or ssh tunnel (works for now at least) ...or spend a little money and get a host for a seed box.
Can you give a little more direction, even in the form of a link with info. Several posters above have said they haven't had success with this method (I'm not able to get it working either with SecureIx).

Thanks

Presage

join:2004-06-01
Londonderry, NH
Use PuTTy and a shell to use SSH and tunnel your bittorrent traffic. Info here: »whalesalad.com/2006/08/27/tunnel···/#eberth

I recommend checking freeshells.info for shells.


koitsu
Premium,MVM
join:2002-07-16
Mountain View, CA
kudos:23
And I recommend talking to your shell provider before doing this. It's considered "rude" to blindly siphon network traffic through a shell host like this, since now you're not only using up large amounts of bandwidth yourself, but on your shell providers' uplink as well.

I can tell you that as a hosting provider that offers SSH, if our users started doing that with their shell accounts, I'd be *livid*.