[PROXYPER] Multiple server ip's possible?

Tom Cramer drakino at usa.net
Wed Mar 24 03:10:24 EST 1999

Is there a way to allow the proxy to use multiple server ip's, so when one
goes down, it can simply move to the next one?  My proxy has been affected
by the master it was using being down, as mine quickly ran out of blocks
and accumulated many done blocks, just because the proxy it tried to talk
to appears to be gone for a while.  Heres the logs late in the cycle:

03/24/99 09:49:56,rc564 r=0/2000, d=887/100, 1.4 Mkeys/sec, tot=1851
03/24/99 09:49:56,desII r=0/200, d=0/10, 0.0 Mkeys/sec, tot=0
03/24/99 09:50:53,Creating outgoing server connection.
03/24/99 09:50:53,Server changed from state 0 to 1
03/24/99 09:50:53,Server changed from state 1 to 8
03/24/99 09:50:53,Server is no longer connected (reading).
03/24/99 09:50:53,server: Closing server connection.
03/24/99 09:53:11,Accepted connection from address 24.236.x.xx
03/24/99 09:53:12,24.236.x.xx: Client requesting communication
03/24/99 09:53:12,24.236.x.xx: Contest rc564 didn't handle a packet!
03/24/99 09:53:12,24.236.x.xx: Closing client connection.

What would even be better is some sort of way to know when a proxy was
down, or when my perproxy is having problems.  Had I not noticed my client
on my desktop having fits about not getting a new block, I would have never
noticed it, and for something that is supposed to be install and forget,
this hurts that idea bigtime when the network is disrupted.  (I'm showing 3
proxy's on the proxy status page that have not been around for 3 or more

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