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 From:  "Chris Bagnall" <m0n0wall at minotaur dot cc>
 To:  "'Martin Brandt Nielsen'" <martin at muhko dot net>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Messenger Slow FileTransfer
 Date:  Sun, 17 Oct 2004 11:28:56 +0100
> But now, I have noticed another silly problem... My MSN 
> Messenger has started complaining and furthermore sends files 
> very very slow.
> I get the message in the msn-window, that i should click on 
> the link for more information blah blah blah...
> I tried NAT-mapping the ports 6891-6900 as msn suggests, but 
> messenger still sends out files slow.

Have a look at the traffic shaper rules - on my m0n0wall the magic shaper
takes the BitTorrent range to be 6881-6999, which unfortunately encompasses
the MSN file transfer range.

Since BitTorrent only usually uses 6881-6889 I've reduced the port range
that I'm traffic shaping for accordingly. Might be worth doing the same.

Regards,

Chris
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