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I am on a mac and I have wifi and data network card interfaces configured to access the internet on my machine.

I want to route all torrent traffic over the wifi interface and browsing traffic over the data network card interface.

I can add a route and route all of the traffic using

sudo  route change -net 0.0.0.0 -gateway ip.addr

How do I force only the torrent traffic to fall on one specific interface?

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  • I don't think you can do this. Routing decisions are done simply by looking up the destination address in the routing table, and are independent of the application. – Barmar Dec 25 '12 at 8:35
  • You need to clear up what you want a bit more. All "internet traffic" would include "browsing traffic" if you are talking about browsing web sites with a web browser. – Bon Gart Dec 25 '12 at 16:22
  • i meant torrent traffic .. i edited the post. Sorry about that – Pavan K Dec 26 '12 at 8:19
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you need a proxy server or a port forwarding rule in your firewall.. and set the port in the torrent client.

Problem is that i have no clue how to do this on mac.. sorry

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