[PROXYPER] Proxy error?

David Taylor rc5 at xfiles.nildram.co.uk
Tue May 18 17:22:04 EDT 1999


On Tue, 18 May 1999, Andreas Kahari wrote:

> 
> At the client side, I get no error, but if I do a "-update" or
> "-flush" or similar thing I get some text saying "Network services are
> not available or not supported.".
> 

Sounds like the clients are -runoffline, or similar.

> I've tried specifying the full name of my pproxy, the IP of my pproxy,
> the port 2064, no port (0, the default), the test port (3064), but
> nothing seems to work. There's no firewall, nothing. As far as I know,
> anyone may use it (no "allowdip" or "ignoredip"). No HTTP, SOCKS
> (xcept for my own, which are smelly) or anything.

The problem is the client isnt even attempting to connect to the proxy
becaue it doesnt load any networking support.
 
> The pproxy serves about 40 Solaris clients (v2.7103.427) and that
> works fine. I updated the proxy yesterday and I didn't have to change
> anything in the client config to get it to work.
> 
> Anyone?
> 
> /A
> 
> On May 18 (Tuesday) 1999, at 00:49:12 +0200, Otto Bruggeman wrote:
> > 
> [...]
> > >JH> I'm running the latest RC5 client on a number of (Microsoft)
> > >networked
> > >JH> PC's. I however only have internet access on one PC, which has the
> > >Proxy
> > >JH> loaded as a service. The networked clients seem to upload fine, but
> > >I've
> > >JH> noticed a 'Fetch::Bad request acknowledged' message popping up in
> > >the
> > >JH> proxy window when I 'Flush and Fetch'.
> > >
> > >>You've configured the clients to fetch from your local proxy??
> > >Yup, or fetch via the proxy ...
> > >
> > >>Set the proxy's IP and port no. in the configuration??
> > >Yup.
> > >
> > >>Also, it might be an idea to check the 'Never fallback' checkbox,
> > >>since your clients won't be able to contact the d.net proxies anyhow.
> > >Checked now ..
> > >
> > >>and are u 100% sure the proxy is running?? It won't work as a service
> > >>on a Win9x box (at least not the 280 proxies, gave up on the early 30x
> > >>ones because it crashed to much),
> > >Yup, its on NT4(sp4).
> > >
> > >>and on Win NT you must either
> > >>manually start the service after installing or reboot the machine.
> > >Yup, did this too ....
> [...]
> > If the client can't fetch blocks, then the proxy probably has no blocks to
> > give...
> > Just my two cents...
> [...]
> 
> 
> 

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