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From Fenris <>
Subject Re: SA-update: failing for rules?
Date Sat, 23 Jul 2011 07:35:41 GMT

Adam Katz-10 wrote:
> "Fenris" <> wrote
>>> Recently (for a few weeks I think) I've been seeing errors from my 
>>> sa-update script, like this:
>>> /etc/cron.daily/sa-update:
>>> http: GET
>>> request 
>>> failed: 404 Not Found:
> ...
>>> channel: could not find working mirror, channel failed
>>> Is anyone else using Adam's rules seeing this problem? It looks 
>>> like either something has moved or his rules are not being updated 
>>> at present.
> 2011062101 maps to June 21, which is quite old.  Those rules should be
> auto-generated every few hours, with a sufficient cache of older entries
> to deal with the time required to expire old DNS records.  That one is
> so old that it left the cache.
> The problem was an error in one of my experimental DNSBLs, which
> inexplicably decided one entry should point to 127.0.0. and leave off
> the trailing digit.  My vetting script failed and I've been over a month
> un-noticed in not serving DNS from my private root ('s NS
> records are slaves, they've been working fine since getting cut off).
> Fixed.
> Feel free to yell at me directly and earlier next time :-)
> ... Cc the list so others don't independently do the same.

Sorry Adam, I'm still seeing the same problem this morning, for whatever
reason it's still asking for
the 21st June tar.gz that was causing the problem originally.

My end, or your end?

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