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ziltch

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how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« on: January 16, 2012, 05:14:37 am »
Zentyal is driving me crazy. i am not specialist on Zentyal. someone please explain me how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall. step by step explanation is very much appreciated.
« Last Edit: January 16, 2012, 05:17:23 am by ziltch »

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Re: how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2012, 10:22:05 am »
ziltch, 

first all welcome to these forums,  if you want to ask for help please keep in mind that we try to support many people and that we have not so mutch time, so being clear and as mutch detailed as you can be helps us giving your the right answers a lot faster.

first of all,

please explain your situation in a bit more detail... 
 where is your torrent clients,  is it installed on zentyal or on your pc,  on windows or on linux and which client are you using... have you tried other clients,  what version of zentyal are you using and which modules have you enabled. 

these are a lot of questions you should be able to answer befor asking for help,  or we may not be able to give you the right answer.
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Re: how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2012, 04:49:33 am »
first i would like to say i am very new to zentyal. a month ago one of my staff installed zentyal 2.2 on a server machine. he is not working in my office now.

i am a client machine using windows 7. my torrent is in my machine. i checked other clients and the result is same. i know clients firewall is not blocking torrents. the problem is in zentyal firewall.

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Re: how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2012, 07:58:36 pm »
you are using zentyal as a firewall
zentyal does NAT right out of the box, your internal LAN client can ping to the internet, lets say google.com, your torrent client will connect no problem.

If you are using a proxy server/zentyal, allow your client to browse the web  and your torrent client will connect no problem.

torrent client does not use the same port every time, so cant be blocked easylly.

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Re: how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2012, 05:50:18 am »
I think ziltch means that he wants to enable incoming connections.
It is correct that some port needs to be opened, depending the port that the torrent client uses for incoming connections.
The process has been documented and is easy to do.

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Re: how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2012, 12:15:07 pm »
hi, escorpiom is right,

in my case, my utorrent is configured to receive conection in port 6881, this port i should open in my zentyal router/firewall and redirect it to my workstation where utorrent is running.

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Re: how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« Reply #6 on: September 21, 2012, 02:34:39 pm »
Hello! I have a similar problem.

I have Squid server 2.2.0 used as HTTP Proxy in my network (non-transparent proxy, default 3128 port). On a client machine at uTorrent program it is written at "Connection" section. (proxy type: HTTP, IP 192.168.10.252, Port 3128)

My network has a default gateway 192.168.10.254 connected through VPN to main company. (The channel is slow and overloaded)

The problem is that torrent-client program downloads torrents therough the default gateway. Seems that Zenthyal denies connections through itself. I wonder, if port forwarding can help me? What rules I have to add?

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Re: how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2013, 01:12:51 pm »
I'm a new member of this forum and this is going to be very first post of mine in this forum,
I've heard about Zentyal a lot, So I's thinking to having it but I thought that i should get some more info and review of this so I joined this forum and it seems like everyone having these type of problems.
Actually for something having problems a very common thing but the important is solution.
I hope you guys would get a perfect solution for this issue and other members could guide me about zentyal in better manners.
Daniel Washington

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Re: how to allow torrents on zentyal firewall
« Reply #8 on: January 25, 2013, 10:01:22 pm »
I suggest deleting daniel washington's post (an this one too) as it is totally irrelevant to to this issue.
If you have an issue, open your own thread and be specific about it, providing as much information as possible.

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