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Peer-to-peer (P2P) architecture is a distributed system characterized by decentralization of the network, where each node can perform both server and client.

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No module named 'P2PPlugin'

Trying to add PeerMessage plug-in on ZeroNet I recieve this error: Displaying 1 of 1 lines found in the last 326kB of the log file. (326kB total) [2021-09-05 13:03:18,463] ERROR PluginManager Plugin ...
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How to connect to rpi with a p2p network while in vpn?

While using my laptop(debian10) I connect to VPN. I want to be able to ssh into my raspberry pi even if i am connected to VPN. There is a p2p newtwork between the two boxes using static ip addresses. ...
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How to create p2p metalinks files

Metalinks files are files which allows to download files or folder using multiple protocols. There are lot of softwares for downloading using MetaLink. But in my case, I want to create a metalink file ...
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Data routing over internet and p2p network

I have couple of questions over data routing over a network: The data from one user to another over internet through interconnected routers.I wanted to know are these routers connected to central ...
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uTorrent free internet?

I run a windows operating system and I've installed the uTorrent app on my pc. I am from India. India has a ISP provider namely 'Reliance Jio'. I am a resident of a government hostel which has a Wi-Fi ...
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Easy file transfer for big files?

I need to transfer a big file (2.4 GB) to another person over internet. The recipient doesn't want to (or can't?) install any new software to the PC. I googled what are the preferred methods nowadays ...
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Significantly lower download speeds than peers while torrenting

As you can see in the picture attached the average download speed I'm getting while downloading a torrent is 1 MB/s while my maximum limit from my ISP is 6.5 MB/s. One of the peers as you can see (...
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Why am I unable to create a direct peer to peer connection with a device on a mobile network?

I'm having a hard time understanding the fundementals connecting two devices with a peer to peer connection where one of them is connected to a mobile network. More specifically, I'm connecting them ...
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Local machine causing connectivity problems to IPv4 websites

I set up a local machine participating in a blockchain p2p network using Ubuntu Server 20.04. The computer is connected to my (low-end) home router via Ethernet cable (and/or Wi-Fi). If the machine is ...
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Friend is unable to ping my IP or connect to me directly in any way

I have the following setup: Docsis 3.0 modem running in bridge mode ASUS RT-N12 router Windows 10 PC connected directly to the modem, NOT connected to the ASUS router. Has Avira installed, but the ...
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How to connect two computers across the web using VPN / LAN

I see this free LAN software offering P2P connectivity: https://www.freelan.org/configuration_examples.html it has this example: my question is - what defines "bob.someisp.com" and "alice....
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How Networking works on sheer p2p connections [duplicate]

How do programs find each other if there are pure p2p connections with no master servers. I've heard about technologies like STUN TURN, ICE Torrent Tracking and so on Is there a way to be not ...
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P2P torrents: downloaded data greater than torrent size?

How can downloaded data be greater than torrent size? In this case I already downloaded all size (100%) but after few days - missing 0.01 % of data. I try to found explanation on internet, some ...
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Not Seeding - For Beginners

I have downloaded a file using qBittorrent. However, it does not seem to be seeding - I know the difference between seeders, peechers, and leechers - and there are no upload limits. Also, I am using a ...
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How to generate realistic packet jitter values in a simulation?

I am currently simulating a peer-to-peer overlay focused on video streaming over HTTP. When a peer wants to send an HTTP message to another peer, the delay is calculated. Currently I am calculating ...
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How does a client know what data it is expecting in an HTTP response payload?

I am simulating a peer-to-peer network which uses HTTP as an application protocol and I have some uncertainty regarding how a client knows what an HTTP response will consist of. Let's assume that a ...
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How to calculate transmission delay at the application layer?

I am trying to model delay in a P2P overlay simulation and would like to clear some uncertainty with regards to the calculation of transmission delay as I haven't found any similar scenarios to mine. ...
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how p2p connections are established over the internet

it's being said that a peer to peer network is not server-base for routing and processing data and only uses server for getting the up to date nodes addresses (probably their internet IP address) to ...
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Can a lot of traffic reset the connection of the router?

I have created an application for fun, that establishes a P2P "connection" and sends some data through UDP from one end to the other. I noticed that when I run the application on two different ...
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How to configure the number of concurrent downloads with Vuze?

How do I edit the quantity of downloads? Not number of connections, not maximum speed, but number of files being actively downloaded? See also: How to have more than five torrents downloading ...
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What does a copy of the video mean in P2P?

In a P2P video streaming it is said that "when a client wants to see a video, it contacts it's tracker to find other peers that have a copy of the video" My question is: What does "a copy of the ...
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Configure DD-WRT to Limit Bandwidth on Devices

I have flashed DD-WRT firmware to my TP-Link WRT841-N router, set the basic network configuration & wireless. I want to limit bandwidth on a user who is always using torrents which is causing my ...
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How does networking in older P2P programs like Kazaa or Limewire work?

I'm specifically interested in how a node queries the other nodes for search results. I originally thought that the node would send a multicast message to all other nodes on the network. But besides ...
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wi-fi p2p peers discovery downgrades wlan bandwidth

When I initiate wi-fi peers discovery by p2p_find command in wpa_cli (wlan is the only interface) network bandwidth sugnifically slows. Tried it on Android Lollipop and Kali Linux, both are affected. ...
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Windows 10 update with P2P (peer-to-peer) enabled (Delivery Optimization) kills the whole Internet connectivity

Since Windows 10 we are challenging huge difficulties in Internet connection quality. Whenever there pops up a computer in the network which is just updating itself via Windows update (with P2P ...
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How to turn a direct link file into a .torrent file?

I want to to know how to make a .torrent file of a direct link file, this is similar to web seed but i don't have the file in my local pc, i know this can be done because there are websites that ...
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Bittorrent - Transferring of files between peers

Usually, packets cannot be transferred from a server to client(in a client server architecture) unless the server's router is configured to forward ports or the client and server may be is a same ...
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Access folder like P2P without Static IP

We are using a billing software like tally at a remote location with multiple user option. Our ISP is not able to provide a Static IP address there and We need to access a folder by P2P connectivity. ...
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how to bypass nat firewall with torrent?

I live in my parents hotel which has a nat firewall I can not access. The torrent protocol is not explicitly blocked, in fact downloading works seamlessly, but seeding does not work most of the time ...
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How does Bittorrent work in peers behind Carrier-grade NATs

When I google "whats my IP" it says, something like "112.134.x.y". But when I go to the router configurations and under WAN IP it says "100.68.a.b"(As far as I know it's a routable IP). So, I must be ...
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P2P shell connection

Here is my problem. I have a computer (let's call it A) that is behind a firewall. I can't make port forwarding but the whole traffic is not blocked since I can use P2P transfer (specifically ...
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n2n VPN - lots of network traffic on supernode

I built a P2P VPN between: Raspberry Pi running Jessie (attached to an LTE dongle) and Ubuntu 16.04 desktop (with independent network connection) How I did it: I purchased a cheap VPS (to init the ...
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How to split/divide/break torrent file?

Is there any way to split/divide/break a torrent file into many parts and then download parts with my friends and combine all parts into a single file?
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Peer-to-peer networking using USB 3.0

Has anyone tried USB 3.0 based peer-to-peer networking? I tried connecting my PC and laptop via the USB 3.0. Neither of the them were able to detect the other. Check the USB driver update - the ...
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How do we stop or reduce P2P use of the guest Wifi?

I support a small business' tech issues. Their guest Wi-Fi is important since they want people sitting around and consuming their product. We’re currently using a consumer-grade access point with DD-...
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Torrent: better to upload faster for a short time, or slower for a long time? [closed]

Let's assume that I finished to download a torrent, and now I want to seed the file, until I reach some share-ratio threshold (let say 1.0 or 1.5). What is the better strategy to be "socially fair" ...
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How to thwart IP detection when using tor-proxies with WebRTC in Firefox

(Config: FF 40.x on an Ubuntu 14.04.3 box, along with Tor 0.2.4.27) I use Tor proxies in different countries to gain normal access to a number of specific URLs from their countries of origin when ...
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Do all P2P connections need a server to connect them to each other?

I have questions about the way P2P works - Do all p2p nodes need a server to connect them to each other ? (For example, pptp is a p2p connection but it users a vpn server, while bittorrent is also ...
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How to record streams with Ace Player HD?

Need help to record an audio/video stream from Ace Player HD program. Uses Ace Stream. It's based on VLC Media Player but seems the record option was removed. Any ideas?
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How to convert .torrent file into magnet link?

I'm interested of converting a .torrent binary file into a magnet file. What are the possibilities to achieve that in Linux/Unix/OSX? Sample format: magnet:?xt=urn:btih:...
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A separate network card for p2p traffic [duplicate]

I have a motherboard with 2 ethernet outlets. Is there a way to route all p2p traffic though one (with VPN) and the rest through the other without VPN? I am on Windows 7. EDIT: there are solutions ...
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Kurento, WebRTC and p2p browser to browser media streaming

I wanted to know, if there's a way that, I can configure Kurento as media recording server, not media stream relay. I want to keep the p2p essence of WebRTC between the browsers, and just use Kurento ...
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How to determine if I'm uploading something by downloading a torrent?

First of all I'm not exactly leeching (my share ratio is near 1.0 and don't want to stop uploading and continue downloading but stop both). Secondly, yesterday there was an announcement that we ...
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All P2P connections fail

I have tried on two different networks and two different computers. My computer didn't work on either network and the other one did. I am unable to establish any sort of connection through torrent ...
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What is the difference between a p2p network and a mesh network? [duplicate]

As already stated in the question, I was wondering what the difference between these two network (p2p and mesh) types is. I mean, in both of them all nodes are connected without a central server, and ...
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How can I change a torrent's name?

How can I change a torrent's display name which appears in the torrent client before or after I start any download?
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Create a decentralized file server out of multiple desktops with Windows 7 OS

I have a bunch of desktops with Windows 7 OS and some unused hard disk space on each one that I would like to connect together and use as a big file server that can be seen by all the desktops. I want ...
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SSH and PWNAT for SSH Connection Between Two Separate NATs

Is it possible to use pwnat and SSH to establish a "peer-to-peer" SSH connection between two machines that are behind two separate firewalls/NATs? If this is possible, what are the steps that would ...
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wifi p2p between ubuntu 14.04 and android

I attempted to make a wifi p2p connection between Ubuntu 14.04(kernel 3.13) and Android 4.4 Kitkat(Samsung Galaxy Note 2) In Ubuntu I use wpa_supplicant v2.1 which is built in to Ubuntu 14.04(/sbin/...
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When does Tracker url in the Torrent file come in the action?

i read few articles but i dont understand how does Tracker url in the Torrent file works ? i mean When does Tracker url in the Torrent file come in the action? Lets say , i created a torrent file ...