On another Windows machine on the same network, it just works with uTorrent. If you're able to locate peers and download torrents, then your proxy setup is likely correct. I kept reading people saying to disable the Firewall in the Mac. Thus, uTorrent will start to admit incoming connections. Before i was using torrent clients with no vpn or proxy. My port is open in my router Sagem f st 3184 My Mac firewall is off. And yes, I've already enabled the encryption option on utorrent, nothing changes.
I installed bittorrent and it isn't connecting to any ports what so ever. Forwarding the port When thinking about how to speed up bittorrent on Mac, you definitely should do. I've tried different torrent clients. Disabling firewall on problem machine, no effect. Generally, there are three fields where you should click and tweak to get the higher torrent client speed. Today I've lost the connection again on this machine. First of all, let me say thanks to the developers for making an awesome program.
We spent quite a few hours debugging the upnp stuff lastnight and we managed to identify 2 issues. Is what I posted above 5 right? This is the easiest setup option. The torrent client has about 105 connections to about 17 peers, but it is not downloading from any of them. Let's say the proxy port they ask me to use is 1111. To deal with the firewall, just add your torrent client to the exception list via firewall preferences. I have a wireless network at home with time capsule. .
You can find the upload speed by running. So I assume my modem and time capsule configuration for this are ok, but what could be wrong with the Mac? On the other hand, with pc I keep constant download and upload speed, even if I use the same torrent file that wasn't working on the mac of course, not at the same time. Another preference you can set up for the better result is your bandwidth. Maybe the developers could look at this issue as well. Remember every time your Macbook disconnects from your wireless router or you turn it on or off or do anything to disconnect the wireless internet your ip address will change and you have to set up port forwarding again, especially if you have more than one computer connecting to the router.
The first being a regression in libtorrent that basically made upnp non-functional. I am the main account with admin privileges. Global Maximum Number of Connections: 130 for 256k connection This number should not be set too low or the number of connections made to your torrents will be limited. Windows will limit the number the total number of open connections also but sounds like your app is just blocked by the windows firewall. I don't really know why i say 6666 to my vpn and he return me a corresponding 5555, but it works Then yesterday i tried to add a proxy to that in Deluge. Do not set too low or it may affect download speeds.
I would turn off a few of these programs like the nvidia webhelper and maybe the office click to run and see if your torrent starts to wrok. At first i had no incomming connection, but manage to make it work. On another Windows machine on the same network, it just works with uTorrent. If you want to calculate the optimal settings for your connection, check at the end of this tutorial. If the port is blocked, just switch to another port if needed. Well I spoke too soon.
If your only getting upload speeds of 1. Downloads begin on both machines. Or stop the windows firewall. All these settings require you to close and re-launch uTorrent in order to come into effect, but in case performance is still sluggish, simply adjust these values to test different configurations. Is there anyway I can make deluge the default client so all I have to do is double click? Internal Settings Adjustment This part usually consists of setting the proper upload limits and setting the number and quality of peers. This time around, launching uT on my other machine has no apparent effect.
In 2011, 15% of bittorrent users were using an anonymization tool to keep their torrents private. Tip: A nice feature of using a Socks5 proxy is that it functions like a. Thanks for the coming answers, and I hope Deluge will continue to bloom. Or stop the windows firewall. Next thing to do is to set the proper port. Does anyone have any idea what could be going on here, or what to do about it? We believe that this has been fixed and will be apart of the next bugfix release. Firewalls and other security applications may also limit your download speed, so in case you're currently running such software, make sure you disable them or set up special rules for uTorrent.
You should now be able to download torrent files with optimal speed and security. Article Contents You probably already know the answer to that question if you found this tutorial in google. I would also look in event viewer if the system is limiting your tcp connections you will see an event that indicates it is throttling your connections. If you want to learn more about how a proxy is useful, checkout our setup guides for: , , , and. Check the comments on the download. On the other hand, if you're using any type of router, port forwarding should help you a lot.
Choosing the proper port First, be sure to uncheck the Randomize Port option — it tends to mess up your torrent speed every time you start the program. For those users who use the router to access the Internet, the process is a bit more complicated. The latter factor actually slows down both the client and the Mac itself. Try to reproduce this issue and then send us mac bittorrent. The real cause of the problem is that your simply not getting any incoming connections during that time frame, which isn't necessarily a problem, but can happen when you have few torrents or are in small swarms. Also, our router is a old Westell, but I updated the firmware.