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|0000367||aMule||Servers||public||2005-04-07 23:30||2008-07-14 15:17|
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|Summary||0000367: changing port numbers does not take effect until restart|
after changing the client ports changes are delayed until next restart of amule. this is to preserve open communication targeted to the old port.
drawback: now the user has great trouble to change his network settings: he changes ports and sets his router to forward ports appropriately and ... nothing works.
there should at least be a note in the preferences panel which warns the user that these changes do not take effect until he stops/restarts amule.
immediately using the new ports would still be a better solution imho, even if i lose some chunks. but when changing ports i expect traffic disruption anyway. thou a warning note that current connections may close added to the dialog won't harm.
or change to new port but leave old ports open for a while (e.g. 1 hour) though even this might come unexpected to the user.
|Additional Information||related to 00235|
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|I'm not sure that this is feasible. The main issue is that all clients that have previously connected to us will still be using the old ports.|
|I would say drop all sockets, but then again that would be exactly like restarting.|
|UDP-sockets can now (thanks to the CMuleUDPSocket class) be easily enhanced to support rebinding.|
|2005-04-07 23:30||m2kio||New Issue|
|2005-04-08 01:03||Xaignar||Note Added: 0000833|
|2005-04-11 15:42||Xaignar||Status||new => acknowledged|
|2005-04-11 22:46||Kry||Note Added: 0000856|
|2005-11-08 01:32||Xaignar||Note Added: 0001425|
|2008-07-14 15:17||Wuischke||Status||acknowledged => resolved|
|2008-07-14 15:17||Wuischke||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2008-07-14 15:17||Wuischke||Assigned To||=> Wuischke|
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