[aprssig] TH2THAPR-1 Server keeps sending messages?
f5vag.eu at gmail.com
Tue May 20 16:03:57 CDT 2008
On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 7:32 PM, Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists
<hamlists at ametx.com> wrote:
> I did a packet list on TH2THAPR-1 on both findU and jFindu with zero results. Are the "messages" lines starting with # in your TCP display or are they actual APRS messages? If the former, those are standard keep-alives. If the latter, it sounds like either there is a non-javAPRSSrvr server in the Tier 2 rotate list or someone in the Tier 2 rotate list has made a mistake in their configuration. The default for javAPRSSrvr is to block all of those types of messages. They are generated by non-javAPRSSrvr software and were considered a nicety in the beginning of APRS-IS but became a major nuisance with the large number connections occurring on the net. APRServe, aprsD, and AHub all generate these broadcast messages
There are only javAPRSSrvr in the Tier 2 network and consequently
in the rotate list. Take a look at the status page:
I have no idea (yet?) who or what generates the messages Rich and
Rory talked about.
73 de Gerhard, F5VAG / DL7MW
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