tug.ctan.org inaccessible on a specific machine

AC achirvasub at gmail.com
Fri Apr 2 13:21:57 CEST 2021

Well, I certainly was doing nothing of the sort (hitting it "permanently"):

tug.ctan.org is not my default, and I only switched to it (and noticed the timeouts) yesterday, when I was too hasty in trying to upgrade to 2021 before the mirrors were ready (you very kindly helped with that in another thread; thank you!).

I was simply trying to wget update-tlmgr-latest.sh from it on a whim yesterday, and it unexpectedly timed out.

This morning, I hadn't hit tug.ctan.org in over 7 hours; I'm still getting nothing.

So no, I am not subjecting that server to some kind of traffic assault..

On April 2, 2021 7:14:28 AM EDT, Norbert Preining <norbert at preining.info> wrote:
>On Fri, 02 Apr 2021, AC wrote:
>> This is what it looks like to me too: there's every indication that
>tug.ctan.org is specifically blocking this IP. I simply do not see how
>the issue could be at my end..
>May stop hitting the server permanently? I don't know - I am not the
>admin, but there could be a rate limiting firewall.
>PREINING Norbert                              https://www.preining.info
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