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QUIC requirements

QUIC requirements #

What is QUIC? #

See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/QUIC

This is a protocol based on UDP which promises more efficient usage of the internet connection with parallel downloads and uploads. This is exactly how our software operates.

How to configure Quic? #

You need to port forward not only TCP, but also UDP. You also need to allow the node’s port for the UDP protocol in your firewall, see Port Forwarding.


In case of Docker installation, you should use tcp and udp notations in the port mapping of your docker run command, see Storage Node.

What else should be configured? #

Linux users, please take a look at Linux Configuration for UDP

Windows users, please take a look at the Firewall configuration instructions in the Port Forwarding section for Windows.

If you configured QUIC while your node was running, you need to restart it to apply the changes (the QUIC connectivity is checked only on startup).

docker restart -t 300 storagenode

To restart the storagenode service you can use either Services applet or elevated PowerShell:

Restart-Service storagenode