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[leafnode-list] Re: Strange error
On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 11:32:56PM +0200, Jack Raats wrote:
> I've a strange error.
> OS: FreeBSD 6.1-PRERELEASE
> Leafnode: leafnode 2.0.0.alpha20060321a
> Error in /var/log/messages
> Mar 30 23:00:49 orac inetd: nntp from 192.168.1.64 exceeded counts/min (limit 60/min)
> Mar 30 23:00:49 orac last message repeated 7 times
This is an inetd error, pertaining to its connection rate limiting. Normal NNTP is done in
a single connection so it's possible that though the connection arrives, Outlook isn't aware
of that fact so it tries again, and again, and again... (Why it doesn't stop after X attempts
is another matter). What's the network relationship between the two machines; is there a
firewall, proxy, vpn tunnel or some other gateway present? And do other protocols work as
expected between those same two machines?
Can you inspect the traffic that's sent e.g. with ippl or tcpdump or similar? Knowing where
in the session it fails might help.
Matt Peperell <matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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