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Torrent Access Via Web
01-12-2009, 04:27 AM
Post: #1
Torrent Access Via Web
Hi sorry i tried search and couldnt find what i was looking for,

I have the popcorn hour, and i could access the Torrent Page thru my router. I understand that the IP address (192.168.1.1xX:8883/torrent/bt.cgi) is assigned by my router, (using Linksys WRT54G) If I am in my office with a different IP address Can I access my torrent page at home? So for example I download a torrent in the office, access my torrent page at home, when I get home, the torrent is already downloading?

Are there port forwarding methods or what I can do?

Thanks!
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01-12-2009, 04:57 AM
Post: #2
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
This is quite simple to achieve, actually.

First you'll need to make note of your external IP (visit http://www.whatismyip.com). Write it down, memorize it, etc., OR you can create a dynamic host for your IP at dyndns.org. The service is free but they expire every so often (I think), but you can get a cool host name for your IP, for free. If you go this route, your router will either have to support this service or you'll need to run software in the background at all times.

Then you'll need to let your router know to point external traffic to the proper internal IP:port combination. It's been a while since I've used a WRT54G (I have a D-Link DIR 615, which is pretty neat), but with my router, it's called "Virtual Server" that lets me map an internal IP and port (say, 192.168.1.100:9091 for my Transmission WebUI) to your external IP. You'll also pick a port. So now from work I can do 111.222.333.444:6969 (my IP and port I mapped to my Transmission WebUI) and it loads up.

My router even lets me schedule when someone can access this specific port, so I set it to work only when I'm in the office.

Hope that helps.
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01-12-2009, 05:04 AM
Post: #3
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
Hi

Thanks

So for example my External IP is 123.456.789.100, then my PCH ip is 192.168.1.101:8883 (8883 for bt app)

So is this the port forwarding thing? I just forward port 8883 to 192.168.1.101

then when i am at the office il just type in : 123.456.789.100:8883 and it will direct me to 192.168.1.101:8883, is this right?

Thanks in Advance!
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01-12-2009, 05:15 AM
Post: #4
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
It's not port forwarding; port forwarding is to open ports to allow traffic through. What other options does your router config have related to port forwarding?
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01-12-2009, 05:21 AM
Post: #5
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
port forwarding, port range forwarding , port triggering .
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01-12-2009, 05:25 AM (This post was last modified: 01-12-2009 05:27 AM by zanadoo.)
Post: #6
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
Someone with a Linksys router might want to chime in here...

EDIT: Actually it might be port forwarding for you. 8883 is the internal port with your PCH's IP; and whatever you set for external will forward YOU.RIP.ADD.RES:PORT (could also be 8883, I suppose) to your BT app.
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01-12-2009, 05:41 AM
Post: #7
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
Ok will try when i get home, thanks .. hope someone with a linksys router can help me out here! THANKS!
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01-12-2009, 07:49 AM (This post was last modified: 01-12-2009 07:49 AM by lordy.)
Post: #8
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
See here WRT54G

As Zanadoo said you'll have to note your IP address or sign ip for a domain name at DyDNS.org

You should also make sure you set a good password


[The firmware supports it if I recall correctly - All my WRT54GS's are running Tomato Wink ]

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01-12-2009, 09:43 AM (This post was last modified: 01-12-2009 09:57 AM by emcue.)
Post: #9
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
I tried to forward port 8883 to the PCH's IP address (192.168.1.102)

I got my external IP (From ISP Provider)

then i typed EXT.ERN.IPA.DDR:8883/torrent/bt.cgi on my web browser, and it says failed to open page...

Any other suggestions? Thanks!
I was studying the process, I think I need to be able to setup the router so that when i type the IP address (external IP) on my browser with :port It will forward it to the right internal IP:PORT combination. Like zanadoo said, similar to a virtual server. My problem now is how do I configure my router to do this?

For example my external IP is 123.456.789.111
my pch ip is 192.168.1.102
pch torrent site is: 192.168.1.102:8883/torrent/bt.cgi

How do I configure the router so that when i type in
123.456.789.111:8883/torrent/bt.cgi
it will forward it to 192.168.1.102:8883/torrent/bt.cgi
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01-19-2009, 07:23 AM
Post: #10
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
any new update? or help? like a step by step for linksys router? thanks!
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01-21-2009, 01:46 PM
Post: #11
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
(01-19-2009 07:23 AM)emcue Wrote:  any new update? or help? like a step by step for linksys router? thanks!

You should at least mention the model of your Linksys router. Then perhaps somedy can find on the web emulator of your router and help with step by step instructions.

At least I just done that with my D-Link and I can access my PCH from work and manage torrents.
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01-21-2009, 06:27 PM
Post: #12
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
Hi thanks , it's Linksys WRT54G
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01-22-2009, 01:08 AM
Post: #13
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
well I dunno about linksys, I have a D-Link and it works like a charm.
1. I use *Transmission for BT downloads. I upgraded to v1.42. It uses port **9091
*I use Transmission cuz it's not banned on my preferred torrent trackers. Also see the next note:
**I use Transmission cuz it works on a port other than 8883. 8883 is the general port to acces the NMT and manage it. I dont need to manage it from my work and dont allow anyone to try that!

2. I opened the 9091 port on my FW. It is made by port forwarding - mapped the external port ***xxxx to the internal port 9091 on the NMT's IP address and it is accessible from the outside now. I made my friend try it, it worked. After that I realised it works for me too, even if I sit home, so no more need to bother my friends :o))
***the outside port is a random port, not 9091, Another security related arrangement
3. My IP is dynamic. Doesn't change often, but I wanted to make sure I can access my torrent daemon anytime. So I registered with dyndns.org (free) and configured my D-Link to keep it updated. Now I access my NMT Transmission like mynmtaddr.dyndns.org:34567 instead of 123.456.789.111:34567, which can change anytime.
4. Installed the Transmission Remote GUI, configured it to the right IP and port. Now I see a nice torrent (@ work), click on it, Firefox d/l-s it w/o asking anything, passes it to TRGUI, it uploads it to my NMT @ home and usually until I get home it's d/l-ed and seeded completely, so after a short telnetd/unrar session I can watch it right away Cool
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01-24-2009, 03:38 PM
Post: #14
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
(01-12-2009 09:43 AM)emcue Wrote:  I tried to forward port 8883 to the PCH's IP address (192.168.1.102)

I got my external IP (From ISP Provider)

then i typed EXT.ERN.IPA.DDR:8883/torrent/bt.cgi on my web browser, and it says failed to open page...

Any other suggestions? Thanks!
I was studying the process, I think I need to be able to setup the router so that when i type the IP address (external IP) on my browser with :port It will forward it to the right internal IP:PORT combination. Like zanadoo said, similar to a virtual server. My problem now is how do I configure my router to do this?

For example my external IP is 123.456.789.111
my pch ip is 192.168.1.102
pch torrent site is: 192.168.1.102:8883/torrent/bt.cgi

How do I configure the router so that when i type in
123.456.789.111:8883/torrent/bt.cgi
it will forward it to 192.168.1.102:8883/torrent/bt.cgi

You did it right, but you should access by using the external IP only when you're not at home (i.e.: you're not inside your LAN). If you're trying to access from a PC directly connected to your LAN you should use192.168.1.102, if you access from outside your LAN (e.g.: at the office), just type :8883/torrent/bt.cgi

Please note that, unless your ISP gives you a fixed IP, which is not the usual case for residential connections, your external IP might change over time. You can use dyndns to map a permanent address to your changing external IP.


Regards,

Pablo
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01-24-2009, 07:22 PM
Post: #15
RE: Torrent Access Via Web
hi ,

i did just that, and like i said it says failed to open page... hmmm what else can i try?

Thanks!
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