[RC5-PROXYPER] proxy not flushing its buffers (and not receivng new keys)

Michael Larocque mlarocque at shaw.wave.ca
Sun Sep 6 01:23:15 EDT 1998


On Sat, 5 Sep 1998, Folkert van Heusden wrote:

> On my firewall (Linux system), I run the rc5-des proxy. Everytime I connect
> to the internet,
> I want to proxy to send the calculated keys and retrieve new keyblocks.
> For that, I do a
> killall -HUP rc5desproxyper
> which (according to the docs) should force a flush/update.
> Well, it doesn't.
> Can anyone tell me what's going on?
> 

Hmm, works fine here.

$ killall -HUP rc5desproxyper

causes the following to appear in the log file:

[09/06/98 06:18:27 GMT] Configuration file (./rc5desproxyper.ini) reloaded!
[09/06/98 06:18:27 GMT] *Flush*  Initiating manual flush/fetch.
[09/06/98 06:18:27 GMT] Server 2 added to slot 2 ip 204.152.184.79 port 2064
[09/06/98 06:18:28 GMT] The proxy says: DES-II-2 OVER. http://www.distributed.net/des/

Also,

$ kill -HUP <pid of rc5desproxyper>

works as well.

Mike

<*> Michael Larocque - mlarocque at shaw.wave.ca <*>
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