[tz] FTP server down?

enh enh at google.com
Wed Apr 24 01:21:40 UTC 2013

(the IPv6 thing was a problem with our internal network, now fixed.)

On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 11:44 AM, Kim Davies <kim.davies at icann.org> wrote:

> Hi Elliott,
> On Apr 22, 2013, at 11:32 AM, enh <enh at google.com> wrote:
> > i haven't been able to contact the FTP server this morning.
> If you could drop me some diagnostic information (such as your local IP
> address and the output of traceroute) I will talk to our network engineers
> and try and isolate what you are seeing. Suffice it to say the service is
> up, so it seems likely to be a routing issue.
> ~$ ftp ftp.iana.org
> Trying 2620:0:2d0:200::8...
> Connected to ianaftp.vip.icann.org.
> 220 IANA FTP Server
> Name (ftp.iana.org:kim): ftp
> 331 Please specify the password.
> Password:
> 230 Login successful.
> Remote system type is UNIX.
> Using binary mode to transfer files.
> ftp>
> > if HTTP is the preferred download method going forward, could we get
> .asc files on there and have directory listings turned on for the releases
> directory?
> In terms of the .asc files, they are there, e.g.
> http://www.iana.org/time-zones/repository/releases/tzdata2013c.tar.gz.asc.
> That said, there is no intention for HTTP to usurp FTP, they both should
> carry the same data and you can use either as per your preference. We also
> provide it via rsync which provides a convenient mechanism to ensure you
> have the whole repository locally.
> kim

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