[PROXYPER] Bogus KeyServer?

DHSinclair dx7 at earthlink.net
Sun Dec 5 14:36:49 EST 1999


Thank you Andreas,
   I meant no disrespect. Your answer confirms my net queries this morning.
I'm going to pull my 'dump' time back and hour or so and see what happens.
Duncan

-----Original Message-----
From: Andreas Beckmann <andreas.beckmann at student.uni-halle.de>
To: proxyper at lists.distributed.net <proxyper at lists.distributed.net>
Date: Sunday, December 05, 1999 13:51 PM
Subject: Re: [PROXYPER] Bogus KeyServer?


>-----Original Message-----
>From: DHSinclair <dx7 at earthlink.net>
>To: proxyper at lists.distributed.net <proxyper at lists.distributed.net>
>Date: Sunday, December 05, 1999 9:36 PM
>Subject: [PROXYPER] Bogus KeyServer?
>
>
>>Can someone please confirm whether a device with IP addy 204.152.186.38 is
>>an official member of the round-robin DNetc keyserver
>><us.v27.distributed.net>???
>>
>>I find that the addy does not resolve to www.distributed.net. (But, this
may
>>not be critical because I see three others that do not resolve to DNet.
And,
>>it does resolve as a member(?) of the pool <us.v27.distributed.net>).
>
>
>Official Name: smeghead.wwiv.com
>*** IP Address: 204.152.186.38 ***
>
>Official Name: us.v27.distributed.net
>IP Address: 206.109.6.80
>IP Address: 216.1.205.81
>IP Address: 209.113.59.246
>IP Address: 63.71.252.7
>IP Address: 205.149.163.211
>IP Address: 134.53.15.188
>IP Address: 128.104.18.148
>*** IP Address: 204.152.186.38 ***
>IP Address: 208.26.71.226
>
>It is.
>
>>
>>At ~2317gmt (4DEC99), this device accepted 1 full cycle of work from me
>>(>1K-rc564 blocks, ~350-csc blocks). I may have received credit for the
csc
>>blocks, but received ZERO credit for the rc564 blocks! I fully realize
that
>>the stats database has had problems of late, and I have complete
confidence
>>in Dave McNett's abilities to ride herd on the "magic" of the stats
servers.
>>
>>>From the resolve of the IP addy above <smeghead.wwiv.com>, and my limited
>>understanding of internet operations, I can only assume that someone may
be
>>'spoofing' the Distributed Net Key Servers and 'borrowing' other folks
work.
>
>
>Noone is spoofing a dnet server and 'borrowing' your work!
>
>>Or, If this maybe just a timing issue, what is a better time during a
>>24-hour cycle to return my work? Maybe the Key Servers are just too busy
>>between 2300-2359gmt, and stuff is happening...........
>>Just a bit confused,
>
>
>just wait a day or two and your blocks will appear in the stats.
>I've seen this myself several times. The network seems to be too busy to
get all blocks flushed short time before midnight (UTC) into the keymaster.
>
>
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