[rc5] Odd proxy message

Melczer, David DMelczer at WLRK.com
Wed Jul 30 00:23:10 EDT 1997

It seems to be normal...I've been getting that message for the week and
a half that I've been running the RC5 client (at least when I do connect
to that particular proxy server)

>From: 	Richard Wells[SMTP:rdwells at nospam.visi.com]
>Sent: 	Tuesday, July 29, 1997 11:12 PM
>To: 	rc5-digest at llamas.net
>Subject: 	[rc5] Odd proxy message
>I just received a very odd message from the proxy server.  I stay
>disconnected from my ISP during the day, and had run out of blocks
>to process, so I had been running randomly-generated blocks for a
>couple of hours.  After reconnecting this evening, and after it
>completed the block it was on, I received the follow messages:
>[07/30/97 02:24:05 GMT] Completed block 2288E3:F0000000 (268435456 keys)
>                        00:28:58.75 - [154383.51 keys/sec]
>The proxy says: "Bovine Proxy KeyServer (Build 2104)"
><Network::Error Read failed 6/0
>[07/30/97 02:24:20 GMT] Block: 4598E4:00000000 being processed
>[07/30/97 02:24:20 GMT] 0 Blocks remain in file buff-in.rc5
>[07/30/97 02:53:56 GMT] Completed block 4598E4:00000000 (268435456 keys)
>                        00:29:36.08 - [151138.77 keys/sec]
>The proxy says: "Welcome to my nightmare. (x162-50.chem.umn.edu)"
>[07/30/97 02:54:49 GMT] Retrieved 50 block(s) from server
>[07/30/97 02:54:49 GMT] Block: 459F2B:40000000 being processed
>[07/30/97 02:54:49 GMT] 49 Blocks remain in file buff-in.rc5
>The first "Read failed 6/0" is not unusual.  But note the line that says
>"Welcome to my nightmare."  Is this normal, or has the proxy been hacked
>Richard Wells
>There is no need to remove the "nospam" from my
>return address.  It is part of my ISP's automated
>spam filter.
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