[RC5] Re-configuring RC5 clients for proxy configuration ?

Ludovic Ferrandis lferrandis at mac.com
Wed Oct 10 10:09:07 EDT 2001


You can use the option "HTTP encapsulation". It uses the port 80 and you 
don't have to configure the proxy option:

2 => Buffer & Buffer update options
6 => Keyserver <-> Client ....
5 => Use HTTP encapsulation even...
Set option to yes

Hope this help

Ludovic

On Tuesday, October 9, 2001, at 09:15 , Eric Axelson wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Till last summer, I had been a few times in the daily "top 100", and
> produced enormous crunching power, due to my 20 Mac G4's decoding RC5-64
> 24h. a day :)
>
> (stats : http://stats.distributed.net/rc5/psummary.php3?id=273389 )
>
> Unfortunately, the network administrator of my University installed a 
> web
> proxy, and shut dow all "unconventional" ports (I mean >80)
>
> I tried to re-configure all my dnet clients with proxy option (web 
> proxy on
> port 8080), and force keyserver on port 80...
>
> I got only a few clients who could work with this configuration, but 
> most of
> the computers freezed after a few computing time...
>
>
> Any help would be much appreciated !
>
> (and sorry for my poor English ;)
>
>
>
> Eric/RXL, from Paris.
>
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