On Thu, 03 Feb 2005 21:44:34 +0000, andyiowalist at mchsi dot com
<andyiowalist at mchsi dot com> wrote:
> Running m0n0wall 1.2b3. i have a WAN interface, a LAN interface (gigabit only
> with jumbo frames) and an OPT1 interface (fast ethernet and the rest).
> The LAN inteface IP is 192.168.1.1 and the OPT1 interface is 192.168.2.1
> For each interface, I have setup the following:
> Proto Source Port Destination Port
> TCP/UDP * 6881-6889 * * (Drop)
> TCP/UDP * * * 6881-6889 (Drop)
You should only need destination port. BT uses 6881-6999 now, so it's
probably using one of those higher numbered ports after the lower ones
> Now while a bunch of packets seem to be dropped, BitTorrent Traffic still gets
> through. The problem is the upload shoots up and my cable modem download speed
> drops. This is really annoying because I can't seem to convince one of my
> roommates that his BT usage is killing our download speed and affecting everyone.
Have you tried using traffic shaper to just slow the BT traffic rather
than dropping it altogether?