torrent client traffic shaping question

Olivier Nicole on at
Wed Mar 11 02:19:19 PDT 2009


> K you know how with traffic shapping you can control only the traffic
> leaving you, how it is that torrent clients say they can control the
> download as well as the upload. I would think the client can only
> control the upload.

Maybe torrent protocol includes something where by the client tells
its peers to send data at a slower rate.

Traffic shaping is done at IP or TCP level, while the up/down load
speed is managed at the client level.



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