fail to fetch vulnxml file each night, as seen in daily security, run output.
mfv at bway.net
Wed Sep 2 16:08:02 UTC 2015
> On Wed, 2015-09-02 at 17:33 Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
>On Wed, 2 Sep 2015 16:27:46 +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
>> On 2015/09/02 16:15, Polytropon wrote:
>> > Cannot confirm:
>> > % fetch http://vuxml.freebsd.org/freebsd/vuln.xml.bz2
>> > vuln.xml.bz2 100% of 525 kB 1122
>> > kBps
>> > I can download the file just fine, even from within
>> > a web browser.
>> > Are you sure you don't have some strange networking
>> > issue?
>> > Can you, for example, ping vuxml.freebsd.org, and
>> > then open http://vuxml.freebsd.org/freebsd/ (it is
>> > a web page) in your browser?
>> It's GeoIP load balanced, meaning you get directed to a different
>> server depending on where you are in the world. The European area
>> server is fine -- but the one wherever the OP lives apparently
>> doesn't have the required file.
>Thanks for the pointer. I just checked: From my location
>the host resolves to 22.214.171.124. Could the OP temporarily
>change to the EU area server in an easy way to obtain the
>required file (even if the download takes more time)?
Just fetched vuln.xml.bz2 from two sites. The first was from
Polytrpon's IP address:
and the second was tried from New York:
In both cases the output of sha256 compares with the same file installed
at /var/db/pkg by pkg.
How many servers can the OP try?
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