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Re: Bittorent question

Erik Karlin said:
> if you already have it working on another machine, did you have to open
> those ports to that particular machine on your firewall? If so, you will
> need to choose another port range and map that port range to your debian
> box in order to use bt there too. then you'll need to configure the
> client to use the alternate port range. Use --minport and --maxport
> args.

I did not have to open any ports in my firewall to use BT on either Linux or
Windows.  What are the advantages of opening ports in my firewall for BT? 
The only things I've ever had to open ports for were SSH and DC++.

- Josh

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