[OZAPRS] Server down?
michaelcarey at internode.on.net
Sat Jun 24 08:25:13 EST 2006
Unfortunately, I have a static IP.... which is good when I want to VPN
in to my network at home, but bad, it seems, if I want to use Aussie
APRS servers (-:
I think it's easier for me to use the Japanese server...
Richard Hoskin wrote:
> The VK APRS-IS servers were badly hacked a few years ago. To stop this
> happening again some aggressive software was installed which blocks IP
> addresses to the servers that the software thinks is a threat.
> the software gets it wrong sometimes.
> If you are blocked changing your IP address will get you back in. One
> advantage of having a dynamic IP address. That's why your dialup worked.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au [mailto:ozaprs-bounces at aprs.net.au] On
>> Behalf Of Michael Carey
>> Sent: Friday, 23 June 2006 11:48 PM
>> To: vk2xci at aanet.com.au; VK / ZL APRS Users
>> Subject: Re: [OZAPRS] Server down?
>> I used to always have trouble with the Australian APRS servers blocking
>> my Internode ADSL IP address randomly for some reason. Right now I
>> ping australia.aprs2.net, while australia2.aprs2.net works OK. Both are
>> shown to be up and working here :-
>> Sometimes, I couldn't connect to either server while other users had no
>> issues at all. If I then got on-line via dial-up, I could connect!
>> In the end, I gave up on the Australian servers and now connect to
>> japan.aprs2.net with no problems, quite often vk5zea is up near the top
>> of the list. The Japanese server always seems to have heaps of
>> users, but I've never had any issues with connection refusals.
>> Norm, VK2XCI wrote:
>>> Have I missed something?
>>> Is aprs.net.au down?
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