Which cvsup server?

John Murphy john at T-F-I.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Jan 17 00:20:10 GMT 2001

Brian Somers wrote:
>What machine (your host name rather than any static/dynamic=20
>isp-assigned number) do you connect from ?  I'll have a look in the=20
>logs to see what's going on from my end.

Well this is from a dial-up connection; the actual machine name at my
end is wall(.my.domain).  I don't know the ISP machine name but Voyager
might be worth looking for.  (dynamic IP
In case it helps, I'm trying at around midnight.

Paul Richards wrote:
>Do you have ipfw setup? The error message gives the impression that the
>cvsup server is refusing the connection but it actually just means that
>it didn't respond so if none of the cvsup servers are responding it's
>probably something on your side.

No ipfw, I use the ppp firewall with:
   set filter in  7 permit tcp dst eq 5998
   set filter out 7 permit tcp dst eq 5999

As I'm not 100% sure that incoming would be on port 5998 I use the
-P m option as well.

So far all of these have worked once:

I get pings of about 130mS to all uk servers and about 280mS to the
us ones.  I get the same (lack of) results with the Finish and German

Thanks for helping.

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