Tracker Parameters

The parameters of this component can be configured in the 'Parameters' button. A detailed explanation is in the bottom of this page. Please take a look at the sample image below:

 

Tracker Configuration

 


Tracker parameters explanation

Torrent multiplier: If enabled it will use the 'torrent multiplier mod' sold by Olaf

Peer banning: If enabled it will use the 'peer id banning mod' sold by Olaf

Donation ratio: The default ratio for the donations. The value means that each X donated will add 1Gigabyte of uploaded bytes to the user account. In the example image, a donation of $5 will add 2G to the user ($5 / 2.5 = 2).

Torrent directory: The directory where the uploaded torrent files will be saved.

Categories images path: The folder where the categories images will be searched. Relative to the /images folder of joomla. In the example image the categories images will be in /images/tracker_categories/. Don't forget the trailing slash.

Maximum torrent size: The maximum file size for the .torrent file. Notice that this value doesn't change the global 'upload_max_filesize' in the php.ini

Progress bar width: The width for the progress bar that is used on the torrent details.

Forum link ID: The link id to the forum post when combining the torrent with a forum.

Info link ID: The link id to the information on the site if a more detailed information is used.

Info description: The text to display in the torrent details if a site link id is used.

Default user group: The default user group for new users. The list is fetched from the group list in Group Manager.

Default user country: The default user country if no country is specified.

Forum integration: If enabled will allow integration with a forum (tested with IPB, Vbulletin, PHPBB and SMF)

Forum database server: The host address for the database of the forum.

Forum database port: The database port for the forum database.

Forum database: The forum database name.

Forum database user: The forum database user. The username that was used when installing the forum or a user with permissions to query the forum database.

Forum database password: The forum database password. The password for the username selected previously.

Forum database prefix: The prefix for the forum database.

Forum user table: The name of the forum database table that has the user records.

Forum group table: The name of the forum database table that has the group records.

User table - username field: The name of the field in the user table that has the username value.

User table - group field: The name of the field in the user table that has the group value.

User table - posts field: The name of the field in the user table that has the number of posts value.

Group table - id field: The name of the field in the group table that has the id of the group.

Group table - description field: The name of the field in the group table that has the name of the group.

Below is an image displaying all the parameters.

 

Tracker Configuration Full