Re: Can several instances of Transmission "share" router ports?
> Howdie, fellow Debianites!
> Now, this may be a silly question to ask, but anyway...
> My home router is running out of redirectable ports, so I was
> wondering: what would happen if I just configured the default
> Transmission ports in the router and then let several users run
> Transmission concurrently? I mean, without changing anybody's settings
> from the defaults, so that all instances of Transmission used the same
> ports? Would the packets somehow "know" which instance of Transmission
> to reach,
No, they would'nt.
> or would I just make a horrible mess?
It would not be a mess: the first instance will be able to listen in the
port, the others will fail when they try to listen to a port that is
> More generally:
> can the *same* ports be "shared" among simultaneously running
> applications or not?
Again, that is not possible.
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Eduardo M KALINOWSKI