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    This is a discussion on Upload within the Sky Broadband (Fibre) Help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Do sky block bitorrent as since I have moved to sky fibre my upload is got a lot slower. I ...

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      Do sky block bitorrent as since I have moved to sky fibre my upload is got a lot slower. I have opened the ports so I doubt it's that. Any ideas??


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      Re: Upload

      If they were blocking you would not be able to connect. There are some ISPs who 'shape' their network traffic to give torrents a low priority, but I don't think Sky do that. (yet)

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      Re: Upload

      I moved the ip to the Dmz and it's now uploading a lot faster

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      Re: Upload

      You are aware that using the DMZ by-passes the firewall and so is a security risk? The risk is acceptable on a games console but not on a PC, as it allows a hacker easy access into your network. If you are getting better results in the DMZ it suggests you have not opened the correct ports. When I used torrents I found I got the best results by using UPnP with automatic port selection. Scubbie uses torrents a lot so may be able to offer you better advice.

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      Re: Upload

      It's fine as its my server with a firewall on it.

     

     

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