Guest Posted January 15, 2006 Report Share Posted January 15, 2006 Hi,I recently purchased my first router (a D-Link). Things have been going more or less well, but my BT rates are not the greatest; I recently swtiched from BitTornado to uTorrent and am not sure if it's UT or the router that are the problem).I've done a lot of reading—much more than I would have hoped to do—this week and I need some confirmation (or correction) on a few points.1. To use p2p apps I will need to set my router to forward ports (in my case by creating "Virtual Servers").2. I've no way to forward a range of ports + BIOS space is limited=>I can only forward a few ports eg 6000-6010.3. I will not be able to use random ports options since there's no way to tell the router to open that random port.4. UPnP is undesirable and I cannot use it anyway.----------THEREFORE----------5. I should assign a single, high-numbered, non-random port to each of my p2p apps and open those ports in my router as a Virtual ServerThen should be able to get high speeds again, regardless of the app or router.Thanks for any advice. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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