QUIC requirements #
What is 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
udp notations in the port mapping of your
docker run command, see
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: