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Blocking Torrents Completely:Possible or no?

  1. Hello all

    I've been doing some active reading on the topic of whether torrent data can be filtered and blocked via some networking device (router, perhaps) or a Cisco ASA firewall, even. Is this even possible?
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,674   +674

    To my understanding, NO. Torrents use arbitrary ports above 1024 and can not be distinguished from email / browsers.

    If you learn otherwise, please post back your findings.
     

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