Behaviour of BitTorrent service in an IP Shared Address Environment

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This memo describes the behaviour of BitTorrent service in the context of IP shared addresses. It provides an overview of the used testbed and main results of the tests that have been conducted in order to assess the limitations of an architecture based on shared IP addresses.


Mohamed Boucadair (
Jean-Luc Grimault (
Pierre Levis (
Alain Villefranque (

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