I can still upload and download, and I don't notice any huge speed problems, unless it's upload. When that is the case, the user simply forwards ports from the router to the computer, leaving the modem alone, and this is exactly where the problem lies. In cmd window type ipconfig and press Enter. So I'm pretty sure it's open now, not only because Yougetsignal. My guess is that the router was still blocking the port until I got some network activity going on. How do I configure the firewall in Windows 7? I even tried disabling the firewall but to no avail. We are committed to keeping our content free and independent, which means no paywalls, no sponsored posts, no annoying ad formats or subscription fees.
If your concern is the legality of the shared content or if you plan on taking any action against your users , then your best defense is a well-written acceptable-use policy outlining the users' responsibility for their actions and forbidding the use of file-sharing software. Refer to: Back to the problem. I don't trust the uTorrent port test. You have a stateful firewall: it accepts incoming packets if they belong to an existing connection. Do torrents from exhibit the same behavior? It shows connected to between 50-100 of 450+ peers each time, and 0 of 58 seeds, which may be the problem, but if so, why would it start out downloading really fast and then drop to almost nothing? Plus technically the others are correct, uT never had good port testing of its own. Its own subnet starts with 172. And it still doesn't work, it says that my port is not open.
Please see on opening ports under Windows 8. So it seems to be doing something, but I still get the yellow check mark in uTorrent when I do the port test. This icon used to indicate that the port is open. If you want to test a particular port simply enter it into the field and click on the run tests button afterwards. What kind of implications does that have? But none of my torrents will seed and they are active , there's still a yellow! I followed to forward the ports. You'll notice, though, that the modem with routing capability never gets removed -- that's because the modem function is important for allowing you to actually connect to the Internet. To verify the port forwarding open the following url in your web browser and change the number at the end to the port that you want to forward.
Could it be limiting my upload? As part of my testing, the portchecker confirms port available in both Vuze and Tixati. Does the port match what you have entered? Here's what it looks like now in the router settings. In any case, to disable the router in the modem, you have to physically connect a computer directly to the modem, then visit the configuration page for the modem. Have tested with alternative torrent client and port has no problems. The port that you need to open completely depends on your Bit Torrent client and your current configuration.
If you like our content, and would like to help, please consider making a contribution: If you are having trouble downloading… Check your network connections. Note how there's a small icon in the bottom right corner of uTorrent shows a green check mark. In this case, you should disable the routing capability in the modem, so that you're left with only the dedicated router as the sole router on the network which is the one connected to your comptuers. The port appears to be open, both in uTorrent and on yougetsignal. So what exactly is the problem? I've also checked the Windows Firewall settings.
That aside, setting the modem to bridge mode is what you should be combing through its configuration page for. Press Start menu again, select Control Panel. You find the port listing at the bottom of the page. Like above yellow exclamation icon except: at least one incoming direct connection has occured. The script checks if the port is forwarded properly: The screenshot above confirms that port forwarding is set up correctly. For example an internet browser like firefox, a mail client like Microsoft outlook and so on would use different ports. I've tried to check if it's my firewall or my modem, but every site says that the connection has timed out only after about 2 seconds of loading.
Port forwarding can be a big issue when you run P2P applications like uTorrent, as an incorrectly configured router or other hardware device may reduce or even block the traffic to the local computer running the P2P application. Icon was green but download speed was lousy after which i discovered my port was closed after a router change. How do I configure the firewall in Windows Vista? If that is not the case, then the only solution you have is to chain port forward. I think I have the same problem. I really don't know what else to do. It seems qB is listening on all ports for anything coming in via my assigned port number then locks into that port and there it stays.
Check the display icon when connected box in the bottom left. So what you describe would just limit my upload but not my download? Then click the properties button in the bottom right. Be aware that this is a specific case of the issue at hand. Open client once it's installed. I've applied the settings Apply Settings and rebooted the router Administration, Management, Reboot router but I still don't get a check mark pass on the port test. After you do this, everything should hopefully be fine.