[rc5] Proxy problem
jot at tmp.medtronic.com
Wed Jun 4 16:17:48 EDT 1997
> My proxy (rc5proxy.hbp.com running on SGI Indy IRIX 5.3)
> can't seem to cache more than 100 blocks. Is this a limitation?
It is my understanding that the personal proxy is limited to having
100 keys ready.
> > [keyserver]
> > ipaddress=18.104.22.168 ;address of keyserver
Unless DNS doesn't work for you round robin, this should probably be
> > port=2056 ;port on keyserver to talk into
> > workperiod=60 ;minimum seconds between network accesses
> > threshold=5 ;minimum streaming block size (number of keyblocks)
I've bumped this up to 20. This appears to have the affect of waiting
to send blocks to the server until I have 20 in notifyPool as well
as trying to maintain maxkeysready - threshold keys available (ie
80 in my case)
> > [keyproxy]
> > ipaddress= ;local IP to bind to (or leave blank for all)
> > port=2056 ;local port to listen to
> > timeout=10 ;timeout for dead incoming connection
> > backlog=10 ;incoming TCP connection backlog
> > [options]
> > minkeysready=110 ;proxy will try to maintain this minimum
I left mine at 10. However it appears to be overridden by threshold
as I showed above.
> > maxkeysready=200 ;proxy won't fetch more keys than this value
I think this can be any number, it's just that anything over 100
is considered a very large value of 100. :) (ie, no more than 100)
Here is a snippet from my logfile showing the threshold stuff I've
6/4/97 22:04:02--Client at 22.214.171.124 requesting key block.
6/4/97 22:04:08-- readyPool=81 notifyPool=21 uptime=6.0 days avgrate=2.6
6/4/97 22:04:31--Transmitted 21 keys to server
6/4/97 22:05:01-- readyPool=81 notifyPool=0 uptime=6.0 days avgrate=2.6
6/4/97 22:11:33--Client at 126.96.36.199 has completed checking a key block.
6/4/97 22:11:33--Client at 188.8.131.52 requesting key block.
6/4/97 22:12:01-- readyPool=80 notifyPool=1 uptime=6.0 days avgrate=2.6
6/4/97 22:12:02--Welcome to rc5proxy.distributed.net (opus)
6/4/97 22:12:21--Retrieved 20 keys from server
Also, you can have more than maxkeysready currently at your proxy. In my
case, when I lost my connection I ended up with 138 keys in my notify
pool (and 0 in my ready)
Unix System Administrator, Medtronic Micro-Rel
jot at tmp.medtronic.com
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