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[ga] RE: icann real server at eastwood-b.prognet.com
Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I've forwarded your message to
Real which, as you noticed, maintains a RealServer for us, and I will let
you know as soon as I hear back from our contact there.
I'm actually on vacation at the moment, with connectivity only via an
acoustic coupler on a payphone, so I can't verify the problem. But I'll
stay on this and will let you know as soon as I hear anything re what the
problem is, how quickly it can be solved, etc. In the meanwhile, I can
offer the following "trick" which, while not guaranteed to work in all cases
and somewhat troublesome, will likely help in the short term: Replace the
s=real in the long URL that links to the desired RealMedia clip with s=bcis.
This will redirect the request to a backup server, and it should do the
trick assuming the file is properly replicated onto the backup server.
Please let me know off-list if there are particular files for which this
does not seem to work properly, and I'll see that they're manually
Sorry for the confusion & delay.
Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Harvard Law School
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 13, 1999 2:47 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; black@PROGNET.COM; email@example.com
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: icann real server at eastwood-b.prognet.com
> I am writing to you concerning a matter of urgency. The server
> eastwood-b.prognet.com has been down for three days. It is critical that
> the machine be back online A.S.A.P. as it contains the various real video
> and audio archives for ICANN.
> I would appreciate your earliest attention on this matter.
> Jeff Mason
> Planet Communication & Computing Facility
> Public Access Internet Research Publisher 1 (212)
> 894-3704 ext. 1033
> On Fri, 13 Aug 1999, Planet Communications Computing Facility wrote:
> > Regards
> > Jeff Mason
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> > Planet Communication & Computing Facility
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