[ntp:questions] Re: Taming the pinball machine

Roy roy at suespammers.org
Mon Nov 10 17:05:05 UTC 2003

"David L. Mills" wrote in message news:<3FAF2F26.764A8AA at udel.edu>...
> Barry,
> Arrgh. We get hundreds of indexing attacks every night, one of which
> might have sprung a block against you. The ultimate problem is that the
> ftp server insists that the DNS name agrees with with your IP address. I
> am told by our system staff that the workaround of choice is to snarf
> via the web ftp://ftp.udel.edu. Modern life is becoming really
> complicated.

Hi Dave,

This workaround doesn't work for me, either from home or work.  From
work, the ftp behavior is just like Barry describes -- I have no
chance to even try to enter an anonymous login before the connection
is "closed by remote host."

Have a great time,


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