RE: [SI-LIST] : More on si-list malfunction

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From: Andy Peters (apeters@noao.edu)
Date: Fri Nov 19 1999 - 11:11:42 PST


Interesting.

Pinging ntserver1.highspeedsolutions.com returns with an "unknown host"
complaint.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> [mailto:owner-si-list@silab.eng.sun.com]On Behalf Of Ray Anderson
> Sent: Friday, November 19, 1999 11:10 AM
> To: si-list@silab.eng.sun.com
> Subject: [SI-LIST] : More on si-list malfunction
>
>
>
>
> Not exactly signal integrity, though it does seem some signals are
> losing their integrity on the internet. It seems that the strange
> actions of si-list are continuing today. I've done some checking
> behind the scenes and have come to the conclusion that the list is
> functioning properly but that the internet is "broken".
>
> Specifically, their appears to be a "rogue" router on the net that has
> chosen to snap up a lot of the si-list traffic and then forward it. This
> is happening in addition to the mail being relayed via the normal route.
> The end result is subscribers (or at least most of them) are receiving
> one "original" message from si-list plus one "rogue" message with the
> same content but relayed through a misconfigured router or server.
>
> A system known as "ntserver1.highspeedsolutions.com" (should've know "NT"
> had something to do with it :) is mysteriously inserting itself into the
> routing path. The headers don't provide any real clue on how the
> traffic is
> getting there. The insidious part is that besides forwarding an
> extra message to
> the intended recipient it also sends a bounced copy back to the list to
> be resent again and again and again ... (up to about a maximum of 21 times
> before the system desides a loop exists and gives up.
>
> Sorry for the spurious traffic from the list, but steps are being taken
> to fix the problem.
>
> -Ray Anderson
> Sun Microsystems Inc.
>
>
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