QoS on PE (Encrypted) Torrent Traffic

Discussion in 'HyperWRT Firmware' started by Mojonba, Jul 19, 2006.

  1. Mojonba

    Mojonba Network Guru Member

    I am curious on what is the compatibility of Thibor 15c QoS with Protocol Encryted torrent traffic? Is LAyer7 able to detect this kind of Traffic?

  2. njeske

    njeske Network Guru Member

    It works frine for me in Thibor 14. I can't imagine 15c being any different. the traffic may be encrypted to mask the headers, but as long as your router is set to QoS traffic on the port your torrent client is set to use, then it should work just fine.
  3. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    layer7 cannot detect encrypted bittorrent traffic, that's kinda the point of encrypting it; to defeat traffic shaping countermeasures. would still work on the port number though
  4. digitalgeek

    digitalgeek Network Guru Member

    Bittorrent, QOS, and PE

    I agree, the point of encription is mask the activity. If Thibor can detect pe bittorrent then so can your ISP. An alternative as suggested would be to set a QOS on the actual port (it would have to be a static port)
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