Saturday, April 20, 2013

IPv6 only bittorrent with Transmission

You can make Tranmission share torrent files via IPv6 only quite easily: just add http://www.appelboor.com/dump/blocklist.txt as the blocklist via Transmission: Edit -> Preferences -> Privacy.



Result: IPv6 only peers:



Download speeds is around 24 Mbps, so quite reasonable:


2 comments:

Casper Gielen said...

There is a better way to do this. Set you bind-address-ipv4 to 127.0.0.1. Otherwise ipv4-clients will still try to contact you and waste your bandwith with refused connections.
(found at https://trac.transmissionbt.com/ticket/3374 )

Anonymous said...

The blocklist URL in your article seems to be broken. Here's a working one: http://nwps.ws/pub/misc/ipv4-blocklist.txt