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Connectivity > Make Lima use a range of ports so that backup Lima does not use relay

Make Lima use a range of network ports, instead of just one, so that backup Lima does not use relay and so that multible Limas and accounts can be used on same network without relaying ie. at max. speed.

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Very good idea but wouldn't solve the issue when the Internet provider enables only some port ranges (example with the Optic Fiber solution from French Internet provider FREE in case of ZMD area because the ports are split into four ranges across clients (see my post), the 25211 port couldn't be used and I could only used the ports between 32768 and 49151 . I guess your idea with a little bit more flexibility regarding the port selection would be a must.

Many thanks.

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This is really an excellent idea, and would probably boost the sales of additional Lima Ultra's for many users.

Personally I was not aware of the port limitation but have port 25211 open for one Lima Ultra, but the second remain in relay state - what a shame.

Br,

Ole

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Did you try to activate the uPNP function on your router/modem setup?

I have 3 lima connected (2 on 1 router and 1 on a wireless extender). Any of them use the same internal port (25211) but they use different external ports, look at the printscreen (sorry it's in Italian)...No relay state.112b4c90c6fc5c382becde88b987e87c44aee848728ff664cc24ee75ca773d76

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Ciao, anche io ho attivato il UpnP sul mio router ma continua a darmeli connessi tramite relay. Puoi aituarmi a capire come mai? grazie! qui lo screen-shot del mio router: http://prntscr.com/g88z1j

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Non saprei, prova a riconfigurare tutto: a me dava questo problema quando in fase di installazione attivavo upnp Lasciano tutti i devices collegati

Prova con un factory reset del modem. Rifagli l'intera configurazione. Riavvia il modem . Attiva upnp. Riavvia. Reinstalla Lima uno per uno.

Quando spegni tutte le apparecchiature riaccendile nell'ordine: modem, lima (dai loro qualche minuto) come ultimo accendi e collega tutti gli, altri devices

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Dang! I bout a second Lima thinking I could run two in parallel on the same LAN. Apparently I can't?

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You can (I do), but the second lima uses Relay rather then port redirect.

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and this is a problem, it is more useful if the second lima uses an other port rather than Relay system...

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Do you you want to create two different clouds (i.e. two different Lima with two different accounts) on the same LAN?

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I do..... one for me, one for the wife....

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Francesto is correct. You need to enable uPnP. I have my two Limas connected as shown in this screen shot.

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Well, if you have another router than a Apple Time Capsule you might be right.

Unfortunately, in the TC you don't have to many uPnP configuration options as you can only assign one public TCP-port (25211) with one private IP address / private TCP-port (25211). This is why Lima should provide the flexibility to configure other public TCP-ports as well.

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I appreciate Lima's simplicity for 99% of their customers. But it is clear that there are a few of us who would prefer more direct control - assign a port or even an IP address, and tell Lima in the cloud as well as Lima in our office what the values are. Lima? What say you?

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I moved a Lima device that was used in a remote location back into my home. Instead of connecting it to the router directly, I hooked it up to an Airport Express that is somewhere else in the house and only connected to the router (= an Airport Extreme) via WiFi... guess what, the additional Lima device is connected and not showing "connected in relay" so seems to be connected normally... for some reason my iPhone's Lima app is now being a lot faster in it's responses: as in folders showing contents within a second. Before it could load like 10s or longer. Anyone else is noticing such a behaviour?

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Isn't there an update already that lima is able to use the ports 25211 until 25215? Somewhere i found something some days ago that the limas can use all of these port if you have more than one lima in one network.

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Hi Andreas, you are right!

Apparently the portmapping info was updated...

There is a serious lack of communication with software updates, stuff like this is pretty important...

Found it here:

https://support.meetlima.com/articles/207051206-How-to-make-your-router-work-best-with-Lima

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Yes Erwin! Thanks, that was it :-)

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