uTorrent/Airport Extreme Port Forwarding

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by shoebobs, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. shoebobs macrumors regular

    Jul 5, 2008

    I recently got the new airport extreme base station and am having some trouble with port forwarding for uTorrent. I am using a MBP.
    So far I have done the following:

    1) Assigned a static IP of for my machine

    2) Within uTorrent | Preferences | Network, I assigned a port of 52003 for the "Incoming TCP Port" Section

    3) Within Airport Utility | Advanced | Port Mapping I set up a rule, as shown in the attachment.

    4) I then rebooted my airport extreme base station/my MBP

    However, after going back into uTorrent | Preferences | Network, it still says "No Incoming Connections" and has a red light next to field where I assigned the port.

    Any ideas as to what I need to do in order to get the green light in uTorrent?

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  2. LtRammstein macrumors 6502a


    Jun 20, 2006
    Denver, CO
    Ummm... The IP you gave to that port, is that the IP your MBP current has? Also, is your Firewall setup for it?
  3. shoebobs thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 5, 2008
    The IP I set for the port is the same as what I set for my machine within System Preferences. Should it be different? Or do I put my external IP there?

    I don't use anything for a Firewall and I don't see any Firewall settings within the AEBS to make changes to...
  4. petermcphee macrumors 6502a


    Aug 20, 2008
    I'm also interested in the solution to this one.
  5. Yodgee macrumors member

    Mar 5, 2009
  6. shoebobs thread starter macrumors regular

    Jul 5, 2008
    I'm still getting the Red light problem, but my speeds are pretty good. Depending on the source I can still get close to 1 mb/s. Maybe the red light is just an issue related to the fact that uTorrent for Mac is still in beta?

    For those of you who are also interested in this problem, are you using uTorrent for Mac?
  7. EstrlM3 macrumors 6502

    Apr 16, 2010

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