[tex-live] www.tug.org unreachable
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 11:21:10 CET 2017
2017-12-21 5:45 GMT+01:00 Michael Shell <list1 at michaelshell.org>:
> On Mon, 18 Dec 2017 22:52:32 GMT
> Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> wrote:
> > I wrongly added 126.96.36.199 to the list at one point.
> Denis, I would still ask your ISP (and/or do a net search for reset IP
> for your router model) to find out if there is anyway for you to be able
> to change/reset the IP number your router is using. Because one day this
> kind of problem might happen again with another site and there likely
> won't be such a helpful "Karl" at the server end to open the blocked
> IP for you.
I believe that it was just a mistake and there is very low probability that
it will become again. And such mistakes remain unnoticed if a person does
not complain because at the server side everything works as it should.
Changing IP address may be impossible, For instance, my home ADLS router
has ficed IP address and I am glad to have it. Other computers (allowed by
me) can automatically connect to my diskstation and send backups. Andsomer
servers allow administrative access from whitelisted IP address so without
a fixed IP address I would not be allowed to do my work. So there are good
reasons to have an unchangable fixed IP address and ISP may assign it as
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