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What are the responsibilities of peers and server hosting .torrent files and trackers?

I know a little bit about peer to peer networks, where all peers behave like client and server at the same time. In terms of torrent world a peer behaves like a leecher and seeder at the same. I ...
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Skype application layer protocol

what is skype protocol layer on the application layer. I know skype is not client /server . it is peer to peer. But I want to know what is its application layer protocol? I try wireshark to know that. ...
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opened port on router for java socket

I am trying to make a peer to peer application and I want a port to exchange connection information and I want to ensure that this port would not be closed from the firewall on the way between peers ...
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uTorrent displays a nonexisting local IP address as replicated ghost peers when there is no actual peers

This happens only when the torrent has no real peers. When there is at least one real peer connected, this doesn't happen. The address 192.168.56.1 is not configured to be used for any purpose. There ...
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Direct Download By uTorrent

Instead of using flashget , internet download manager or any other download manager program Is that possible that i can download any file other than torrent files by utorrent ?
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Can Torrent/DHT network remember my IP?

I suspect that my torrent activity casted some sort of "natural" DDOS attack on me. I had UPnP configured and each time I was starting uTorrent client, it was generating new random port and was ...
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How to establish Peer to Peer communication without port forwarding?

My ISP provides me a local static IP address. How can I establish a connection with another computer in the internet without having a public IP address? I just want to make a simple application which ...
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Peer-to-peer Windows 7 file sharing “access denied” to one user on XP client

In a peer-to-peer network where Windows 7 is sharing a folder with particular users only (not 'Everyone') the Windows XP client receives "Access denied" message when one user attempts to access ...
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Optimizing bandwidth usage in a network of internet peers with minimum activity requirement

Suppose we have a HTTP-based network comprising N identical nodes. Each node needs to receive a request (S bytes) from anyone else at least every T seconds for the network to appear alive to it. In ...
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WiFi connection lags from time to time

My home LAN connection lags from time to time (approx once a minute). This is noticeable by temporary pauses of continuos operations like file copying, RDP working and video playback with small ...
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uTorrent 3.3.2 seeding status - peer connected but not uploading

I have installed new stable version of uTorrent 3.3.2 and have some weird issued by uploading to peers. Port is opened and forwarded (green check icon) same settings as in old 2.2.1 but users can't ...
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How do p2p nodes connect over Internet

I have always been curious about how do, say two computers, connect over the Internet. For example, using the IP address from whatismyip service, I can only see the config page of my router, but pure ...
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Why am I getting 950 Mbps up but only 360 Mbps down on Gigabit Ethernet?

I got two desktop computers talking to each other directly. They both have Gigabit Ethernet capable network adapters. That's 1 Gbps or 1000 Mbps. I have them connected with a brand new 10 meter long ...
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Is there a pure peer to peer screen sharing app? [closed]

I run a meetup, and we would like to share the presenter's screen for the people in the back. However, wireless in the room doesn't always cooperate, and internet may not be available. Is there a ...
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Can gnunet-0.8.1 (2 yrs old) be used and useful?

I've configured and started gnunet-0.8.1-alt1.M51.1 service on my system (the reason I use a more than 2 years old version is that the system is an old installation of ALTLinux 5.1, and I wanted to ...
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BitTorrent - How do peers connect to each other? [closed]

How do peers connect to each other even if they are in separate private networks behind a NAT?
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Why does PeerBlock constantly block things?

What I mean is that when it's running, even if I'm not on the web or doing anything and have no programs running, it's CONSTANTLY blocking requests from countless institutions and organizations I've ...
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How does peer-to-peer work over the internet?

From what I understand, there is no way to send a packet to a computer in a local network from outside the network, unless we know the routing mechanism employed by the router. Assuming we have a ...
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Prevent rtorrent from downloading a torrent twice

I have used a couple of peer-to-peer clients that have an option to prevent the user from downloading a file twice, either by gently asking for confirmation, or by refusing to add a new download ...
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Is there any peer to seeds ratio that gives max download speed?

I understand the terms seed and peers in context to bittorrent but while downloading a file what does 1(2) may be for seeds and 1(4) for peer represent ? What does it mean ? The following pic shows ...
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How does skype send files directly? [closed]

I'm wondering how skype can send files directly to users that are usually behind a firewall? How does this work since I need to develop something similar where one local webserver (behind a firewall) ...
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Peer-to-peer video chat application?

I use Skype to video chat with my parents, but Skype video quality is very poor on my network. However, connecting directly to the other person's webcam works great. I am looking for a P2P video chat ...
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Why don't p2p connections need open ports?

I mean, if someone is downloading a file from me, doesn't that means that I'm the host and he is connecting to me? Or am I connecting to him? Either way one of us need an open port, no? I don't ...
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Hamachi Alternative for personal server [closed]

I have found great use for the Hamachi program on my machines, especially in doing maintenance, etc. for family members and the like. But, since LogMeIn has taken them over, I fear the day when they ...
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Networking With Windows 7 And Windows Xp

I Want Implement A Peer To Peer Network By Windows 7 And Windows Xp.How Quick And Professional Reference Can I Use?
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Where can I get Microsoft Windows peer-to-peer networking speed characteristics?

Where can I get Microsoft Windows peer-to-peer networking speed characteristics? I need to know if and what speed advantages you get with it over net.tcp and other ws-* bindings and if it is faster ...
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Can we increase Torrent share ratio using Local Peer Discovery?

I just want to know whether this is a flaw or not in Bittorrent system. Let us assume that I am member of a Private Torrent site which requires me to maintain a specific upload to download ratio. ...