Log message from WLIST tracing

Gary Mills mills@cc.umanitoba.ca
Thu Apr 1 21:25:44 UTC 2010

On Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 03:51:32PM +0000, Vernon Schryver wrote:
> > From: Matus UHLAR - fantomas 
> > On 01.04.10 08:27, Gary Mills wrote:
> > >     Apr  1 08:18:20 setup01 dccm[14901]: [ID 702911 mail.error] too many IP address blocks in line 513 of localnets.wh included from whiteclnt
> > > 
> > > The file contains 512 /24 networks plus
> >
> > I wonder if you can't aggregate them into one /15 or two /16 ranges.

That didn't used to work, but I suppose it does now.

> I've added this text to section of the main dcc man page on whitelists:
>        To prevent accidentally adding billions of
> 	 records to the database (contemplate a line like "OK IP
> 	 fe80::0/120), server whitelist entries cannot specify
> 	 blocks larger than 65,536 or /16.
> 	 The DCC clients, dccifd(8), dccm(8) or dccproc(8), know
> 	 about IP addresses and their whitelists can contain IP
> 	 addresses.  The global /var/dcc/whiteclnt file or a per-
> 	 user whiteclnt file can contain up to 64 ranges of 256 or
> 	 more IP addresses.  Smaller ranges are added as individ-
> 	 ual addresses.

Okay, I tested including two /16 networks in the whiteclnt file.
Doing it this way no longer causes an error message from the client.
I assume this will still work with the server as well.

-Gary Mills-        -Unix Group-        -Computer and Network Services-

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