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Windows Server Core System Tray

I am running Windows Server 2012 R2 Core on my machine. I use BitTorrent Sync to synchronize and backup my valuable Documents. But I want to add another Folder-pair, for which I need to access the ...
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How to make uTorrent bypass VPN and connect directly? (otherwise it will consume my VPN quota) [closed]

Internet is full of recipes on how to prevent ISP throttling and make uTorrent use VPN. My case is completely opposite: I need VPN to bypass Great Russian Firewall - since my government pretty much ...
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download the torrent file contents to my linux server

I want to know how can I set up bit torrent client on my web server, I found this article http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/linux-command-line-bittorrent-client.html but ...
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Open torrent ports in csf

I use aria2 on my office with debian linux and aria2web to download some torrents on that. in brief it's a torrent client. but if i turn on csf, aria2c can't do that. which config should i do for csf ...
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Services and protocols to restrict torrent traffic at a university campus [closed]

Which service has the ability of blocking bit-torrent traffic on a subnet network, snmp or bgp? Are these protocols useful for such blocking ?
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How to distribute torrent files?

I am doing some distributed work with RackSpace cloud servers and I am using bittorrent to distribute my files. It works surprisingly well. However, distributing the torrent files themselves are not ...
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Pushing Large Files to 500+ Computers

I work with a team to manage 500-600 rented Windows 7 computers for an annual conference. We have a large amount of data that needs to be synced to these computers, up to 1 TiB. The computers are ...
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Scheduled File Transfer Between Servers

I am interested in scheduling the copying and sending of large files over the internet from one server to another. The servers are not on the same network. I do not know about all of my available ...
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How to detect torrent traffic? [closed]

I'm living in a students' hotel and the bandwith for my torrent traffic recently has been limited. How is it possible to detect torrent traffic while it is completely encrypted and the port is also ...
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large (30+ at a time) scale cloning of hard disks

I know that it is possible in *nix to clone a hard disk within a machine using DD if=/dev/hda of=/dev/hdb I am wondering if something similar could be accomplished over a LAN (assuming a decent ...
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How to set up a torrent server on Ubuntu?

I need to distribute extremely large files over separated networks. (Netherlands to China, and Netherlands to India), files sizes vary from 5 to 50GB. Since file is stored on several machines, and ...
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Cannot log in to Deluge Web UI?

I've set up deluge using this short guide: http://dev.deluge-torrent.org/wiki/UserGuide/ThinClient#WebUI The deluge service IS running because I can navigate to my local server and see the log in ...
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Share bit torrent download between two machines? [closed]

I'm halfway through a seven hour download, and I'd really like to shift the download to another machine. I would have expected that, if I set up the second machine, it would discover the first ...
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Why bittorent needs many ports [closed]

Why bittorrent needs as many ports?..Why not just one-2? I know that some of them are used for peer discovery, but dont exactly know how is this happening. Can you please provide more technical ...
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Blocking BitTorrent

How can one block, or severely slow down, BitTorrent and similar peer-to-peer (P2P) services on one's small office network? In searching Server Fault I wasn't able to find a question that served as a ...
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Cisco ASA - Blocking BitTorrent Traffic

Due to DMCA takedown notices, trying to block bitTorrent traffic for client on a Cisco ASA 5520. ASA Software : 7.2 ASDM: 5.2 The device is really just used for for NAT and VPN's currently. Is there ...
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Bittorrent surveillance/monitoring

Is there any tool to sniff bittorrent traffic and reassemble data about the torrent? Im looking for file names, peers, tracker address, local IP, etc. This is purely for academic interest in which all ...
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Limit torrents via QoS on router

I have a very simple linksys router at home with basic support for QoS. We have a problem when everyone is at home that web browsing becomes unusable. I've tracked it down to too many people ...
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What is the best way to seed 20.000+ torrents [closed]

What is the best (most stable) way to seed 20.000+ torrents on 1 server?
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Ports that are always open? How does softwares like bittorrent manage to communicate even without port forwarding?

How come bittorrent clients manage to communicate to servers and other peers even if the user has not configured port forwarding on their routers? Of course the speed will be reduced compared to ...
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Bittorrent ports, why do I need them?

I'm considering a file distribution between branch offices that uses Bittorrent. I understand that a Bittorrent client needs ports in the range of 6881-6999 to be forwarded to the internet to make the ...
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How to block torrent downloads by squid?

I am using linux (RHEL 5) server with few windows xp client machines , I would like to block torrent downloads at clients, I am using squid 2.6 stable. How can i do this by squid ? Is there any ...
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What bittorrent tracker can I use for a private website?

I'm toying with the idea of creating a private torrent tracker website; the ones that require registration and track their users' ratio, have "credits", and so on. Can you list some torrent trackers ...
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Forged TCP reset packets

I am trying to better understand the net neutrality debate. Some have accused ISPs of sending RST packets to end hosts in order to block BitTorrent traffic. What exactly does this mean? I have a ...
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BitTorrent in the Office?

I read in places that BitTorrent is either not very good on a LAN, or brings no benefit. It seems that for file sharing though, it could be in theory a good way of things in a corporate environment ? ...
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How to prevent users filesharing on an openvpn network (all traffic redirected through tunnel set to on)

I'm in the process of setting up an openvpn service for fellow friends (10 - 50) who live in remote countries and would like to get access to various websites. I've got it working great for me but ...
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Setting up a torrent tracker and seeder

I'm one of the leaders of revora.net, a creative gaming network that freely hosts lots of game (modding) projects. Lately, bandwidth has been an issue somewhat. To alleviate this we want to give our ...
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Is it possible to use bittorrent for a fileserver [closed]

I would like to set up a file server that is searchable, preferable via the web. I'm wondering if it would be possible to achieve this using the bittorrent protocol and have a single client sharing ...
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Using torrent to share very large files

At our institute, we will soon need to routinely share large volumes of data (multi-terabyte range). Would it make sense to use BitTorrent for this task? How large of a CPU/memory overhead is to be ...
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block Torrent through firewall

is there a way to block users on firewall level from using torrents?
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Battling Bittorrent

Here is an interesting problem/scenario that some sysadmins out there might enjoy: An apartment building owner is giving away free internet access to his tennants. Basically he has a T1 coming to ...
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SOHO - throttle bittorrent traffic from problem users

I manage the network in a small office (SW dev is my "real job"), and there are a couple of users who beat the hell out of our internet connection by running bittorrent. Between the almost crippling ...
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Is BitTorrent good for copy files between servers in the workplace?

I have 1 source server that contains about 30GB of files that I want to copy to 7 other servers. I currently SCP the files over to the first four servers and when that transfer is complete SCP to the ...