Traffic Shaping

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Quantum, Jul 20, 2007.

  1. Quantum
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    I use Time Warner's Road Runner cable internet service, and a month ago they announced that they will start packet shaping all P2P traffic. Starting a few days ago, uTorrent now claims that my network isn't configured properly (little yellow triangle instead of green circle at the bottom). A week ago, everything was fine and my downloads were fast. Now almost all downloads are very slow and online port scanners say the port isn't responding. I've set up port forwarding on my router, but it doesn't seem to do anything. My question is, is that what packet shaping does? Or should I still get the green for my torrents despite my evil ISP?

    I also switched routers recently, and that may be the cause, but I'm unsure. So, is the fact that my bittorrent client gives me yellow now instead of green a sign of packet shaping or my router giving me problems?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Linkiboy

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    Uhh...

    Try enabling encryption in the settings.
     
  3. FAST6191

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    Usual get/use usenet line (get a demo and see).

    Failing that:
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    Also consider switching port to something like 21 (FTP if memory serves).

    Edit: Slow as usual.
     
  4. Quantum
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    I've enabled encryption, but it's still not working well.
     
  5. FAST6191

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    It is not flawless and some providers can see through it, none the less make it forced uncheck allow legacy connections and try some of the numbers like you see in mine above.