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Old February 24th, 2013
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Originally Posted by BearShare View Post
... You have to get an open port on your router to get BS connect.
I think you hit the nail on the head. BearShare versions below 5.2 did not have UPnP support, thus you need to port forward a port for both UDP and TCP in your router.
The ...
bForcedUltrapeer = Yes ; Forced Ultrapeer mode
I think only applies to the 5.1 beta version. I suspect it was put in for testing purposes only.

Those who use BearShare 5.1 or below who do not port forward their router/modem for the incoming ports will be firewalled & damage the network by blocking search messages & also greatly reduce their own experience on the network.
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