• Zombie Node?

    From Robert Wolfe@1:116/18 to All on Fri Aug 4 22:40:00 2017
    Hi all!

    Up until Monday I was not having any issues with FE. However, I have
    noticed that packets are being scanned out to a "zombie node" that I
    do not have configured in my FE setup and was wondering how to go
    about tracking down where that node might be set up if it is not set
    up in the node book in FE at all?

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  • From Paul Quinn@3:640/1384 to Robert Wolfe on Sat Aug 5 17:13:38 2017
    Hi! Robert,

    On 08/04/2017 10:40 PM, you wrote:

    Up until Monday I was not having any issues with FE. However, I have noticed that packets are being scanned out to a "zombie node" that I
    do not have configured in my FE setup and was wondering how to go
    about tracking down where that node might be set up if it is not set
    up in the node book in FE at all?

    Two possibilities that come immediately to mind: a now-erroneous entry in your 'pack' route file, or, a bad second entry for a node (just under their main address) in the node manager?

    Since FE doesn't use the nodelist that may have changed a node's status, then that can't be the source of the error. What you have there is an operator-induced error. ;-)

    Cheers,
    Paul.

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  • From Robert Wolfe@1:116/18 to Paul Quinn on Sat Aug 5 07:07:00 2017
    * In a message originally to Robert Wolfe, Paul Quinn said:

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    Hi! Robert,

    On 08/04/2017 10:40 PM, you wrote:

    Up until Monday I was not having any issues with FE. However, I have noticed that packets are being scanned out to a "zombie node" that I
    do not have configured in my FE setup and was wondering how to go
    about tracking down where that node might be set up if it is not set
    up in the node book in FE at all?

    Two possibilities that come immediately to mind: a now-erroneous entry in your 'pack' route file, or, a bad second entry for a node (just under
    their main address) in the node manager?

    Since FE doesn't use the nodelist that may have changed a node's status, then that can't be the source of the error. What you have there is an operator-induced error. ;-)

    Cheers,
    Paul.

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    Thanks for the info. The ony way I knew about it was because of an
    ARChiverr (the archiver that was being called was literally SEA's
    ARC). Once I put that in place it looks like the errors stopped and
    operation has returned to normal.

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  • From mark lewis@1:3634/12.73 to Robert Wolfe on Sat Aug 5 11:46:16 2017
    On 2017 Aug 04 22:40:00, you wrote to All:

    Up until Monday I was not having any issues with FE. However, I have noticed that packets are being scanned out to a "zombie node" that I
    do not have configured in my FE setup and was wondering how to go
    about tracking down where that node might be set up if it is not set
    up in the node book in FE at all?

    i can't look at the moment but doesn't FE have a section where it can forward messages to a node number? or am i thinking of somoething in another program?

    how are you seeing this manifest itself? in the logs or ???

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  • From Robert Wolfe@1:116/18 to mark lewis on Sat Aug 5 12:19:00 2017
    * In a message originally to Robert Wolfe, mark lewis said:

    i can't look at the moment but doesn't FE have a section where it can forward messages to a node number? or am i thinking of somoething in another program?

    how are you seeing this manifest itself? in the logs or ???

    You may be thinking about netmail forwarding/routing. I am seeing
    this in the packing screen when it calls the archiver as well as in
    the logs.

    But, as I said in an earlier reply, since I installed ARC, the error
    messages have gone away and my netmail folder has ceased to fill with error-related netmails. :)

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