[rc5] Statistics Problem

Ian Samuel bofh at ibm.net
Mon Jul 14 13:40:25 EDT 1997


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On Monday, July 14, 1997 12:17 AM, Vic Diamond [SMTP:vorpal at m-net.arbornet.org] wrote:
> I'm also experiencing strange things with my email address' reported stats.
> It seems to be way underporting what my (Mac 2.000) client indicates. Is it
> because it uses a variety of proxies when reporting/fetching new work? I
> thought it would always go to rc5proxy.distributed.net as the prefs
> indicate, but it seems to randomly pick from several other proxies.

rc5proxy.distributed.net is a round-robin style DNS resolve that will, indeed,
give you a new server every time. It's designed to distribute proxy load.

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