Blocking Torrents

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by hshah, Mar 22, 2008.

  1. hshah

    hshah LI Guru Member

    Our student house is on Virgin Media and our connection gets capped during peak hours... so I was wondering if there was a way to block torrents for everyone during peak hours.

    I tried setting it up under access restrictions with the following:
    (the ports are the forwarded ports for the 5 computers in the house)

    But it does not seem to make a difference. I even rebooted the router and modem to make extra sure... but torrents still continue as usual.
  2. srouquette

    srouquette Network Guru Member

    L7 doesn't work anymore for torrent, because you can encrypt the stream.
  3. mikester

    mikester Network Guru Member

    search this website for your answers...

    for a quick one add keyword blocking for "torrent" and "announce"

    limit the number of connections
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