[GRASS5] grass.itc.it: up again - IP traffic restrictions

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Thu Jun 5 08:36:23 EDT 2003

On Thu, Jun 05, 2003 at 12:28:39PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> Markus,
> thanks to you and ITC-irst
> for the continuing efforts to host GRASS.

Cheers :-)
It's also interesting to learn all this throttling etc.

> On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 11:32:35AM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > If you get a message: 
> >   "503 - Service temporarily not available"
> > the server is overloaded. Please use a mirror site close to you.

Now the mirrors page is included. Soonish we will have three
or four tier-1 mirror sites which read from grass.itc.it and
provide themselves rsync access.

> > Probably the "throttle" parameters have to be tuned in a few days.
> > 
> > The current policy is:
> > - allow 1 Mbit/4sec in general, otherwise "sleep" two seconds

now: 2Mbit/4sec

> > - allow 500Kbit/2sec per IP, otherwise "sleep" two seconds

left unchanged
> > We have to see how to treat short peaks.

So far more than 2000 people have seen "503-overload" during the last
24 hours. They may enjoy the mirror sites.

Currently the search engine doesn't work any more due to the new
password protection of the archives. I'll have to look into this.


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