[isf-wifidog] iptables and bittorrent

Jean-Philippe Menil jean-philippe.menil at univ-nantes.fr
Ven 15 Mai 01:22:28 EDT 2009

Pierre-Luc Bacon a écrit :
> Dealing with excessive number of bittorrent connection seems to a
> feature that people would like to have for a 2.0 release . I know that
> this has been discussed previously but I couldn't retrieve the
> original thread.
> I found http://sourceforge.net/projects/iptables-p2p , which I guess
> most of those people here needing that feature already know.
> I'm just posting about that on the list because it looks like a
> promising solution that I didn't know of.
> I haven't done any benchmark yet so I cannot tell about its load on
> limited embedded device such as the WRT54G.
> wifidog (gateway) aims at keeping its core free of almost any
> dependencies so it might not be suitable as is. As the set of c files
> it's made of is quite small, bundling appears as a viable solution,
> just as libhttpd that is already included. Providing as a plugin
> through dlopen() also appears as something feasible and cleaner from a
> programming and maintenance point of view.
> I haven't done any testing with it yet. Do people on this list have
> any experience with it ?  Would that be a possible solution or is it
> too much for you taste ?

maybe a dummy question:
Is the bittorent port allowed in your actual iptables rules?

Menil Jean-Philippe
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