Author Topic: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?  (Read 15265 times)

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How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« on: September 26, 2010, 09:48:39 AM »
Everytime, in the tracker list in utorrent, there is an "udp tracker" I always see a message "Connection timed out" (see below)

What particular rule do I have to set apart from the 5 rules here?
http://forums.comodo.com/guides-cis/firewall-tutorial-for-utorrent-with-comodo-internet-security-t15677.0.html
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Re: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2010, 10:11:06 AM »
My udp trackers are port 80, and the rules you listed are the ones I use with one change, rule 4, change 'Ask' to 'allow'.
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Re: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2010, 11:37:21 AM »
OK
But rule 4 is only TCP... should I set it "TCP or UDP"?
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Re: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2010, 12:00:50 PM »
You require TCP.  Try both?
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Re: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2010, 12:22:19 PM »
I have not yet clear (talking about "udp tracker") what is the "direction"... I mean ... with the "udp tracker stuff" who is the "source" and who is the "destination"?

Whose "port 80" should be opened and not blocked?

Anyway, thanks for your replies  :-TU
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Re: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2010, 01:11:27 PM »
all UDP ports blocked are within the port ranges allowed.  So these are not replies to requests sent.
(from viewing my Firewall logs).
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Re: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2010, 07:47:30 PM »
I tested with my BitTorrent as 'Trusted' and the UDP ports still did not connect (timed out).  This may be an issue with the UDP trackers, as CIS is not causing this.
I am returning to the Torrent rules I set up for BitTorrent.
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Re: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2010, 03:25:47 PM »
So it is an issue due to udp trackers and not by CIS  :-TU
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Re: How to make udp trackers work in utorrent?
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2011, 06:42:23 PM »
I have this same problem too and wish someone more knowledgeable than me (that's most everyone out there) could present a solution.

 

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