Why is dccd reporting database broken?

Gary Mills mills@cc.umanitoba.ca
Tue Jan 24 16:33:47 UTC 2006


On Tue, Jan 24, 2006 at 08:54:13AM -0700, Vernon Schryver wrote:
> > From: Gary Mills 
> 
> > > It seems that when I changed the DCC client-server protocol in
> > > version 1.3.21 on November 8, 2005, to tell the client both the new
> > > and old totals, I broke server whitelists.   The entries are still
> > > in the database, but they're not getting to the clients. 
> >
> > Does this omission affect the greylist server?  I have a file of
> > broken SMTP servers that consists of 56 `ok ip' entries.  It's
> > included in the grey_whitelist file.  Bad things will happen if
> > these entries are ignored.  I assume there's no client-side way of
> > handling these.
> 
> Client whitelists override greylisting.  If those 56 "IP ok" entries
> are in the client whitelists, mail from those addresses is not
> greylist embargoed.

No, I can't put them in the client whitelists because I don't want
them whitelisted for bulkiness.  I only want them whitelisted for
greylisting.

> In addition, the server whitelist bug only affects checksums that
> are normally ignored by the server.  See -K in the man page.
> When dccd is running with -Gon, it pays attention to IP addresses.

Excellent!  In that case, everything should be working correctly
for me.

-- 
-Gary Mills-    -Unix Support-    -U of M Academic Computing and Networking-



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