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Im trying to optimize my settings in Transmission, however I cannot find a single open port in my firewall. I used an online tester and it also came up saying I have no open ports.

I realize that I can allow certain applications access through my firewall but after removing and re adding Transmission to that list in numerous ways I am still unable to find an open port.

Is there any way to open a specific port? Could this be a problem with my ISP? I feel as if they would not block every single port so I figure this is an OSX problem.

Also, I am using an Airport Extreme base station with a hidden network; doubt thats the problem but the more information the better right?

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You need to open the ports on your router, not in the os. What router do you have~?

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Im using a Webstar Modem and an Airpot Extreme.... Sorry i must have edited the thread while you were responding
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I just attempted to use Airport Utility>Manual Setup>Advanced>Port Mapping

Originally I Set up the port as File Sharing and that did not Open the port for Transmission

I tried FTP next and that was Successful
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