Daryl, > Why do I only see this on 1 host? I tried 6.6.0 last night and got the > same behaviour. Perhaps something else is messed up with the machine? If the computers are all running LDM 6.6.0, then I don't know why you wouldn't see a single "Exiting" message for each "ldmping" connection. > I want it to behave like all of the other machines I have running 6.5.1 > and have nothing in the logs. We've discussed here whether or not an "ldmping" to a host should result in a log message on the host and, if so, at what log-level. The consensus is that it should and at the NOTE level. The reason for this is to alert the LDM administrator that another LDM connected; otherwise, one could mount a denial-of-service attack without the LDM administrator's knowledge. Another reason is to alert the LDM administrator in case of a mistake, such as having a script repeatedly call "ldmping" in a tight loop. Without a log message, neither of these problems would be visible. I believe I can easily modify the LDM so that it prints a different message if the connecting LDM doesn't do anything other than what "ldmping" does. This would also give you a visual clue that the message may be safely ignored (similar to the primary/alternate transfer-mode messages that are also printed at the NOTE level). I hope this is acceptable. Regards, Steve Emmerson Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: WCO-560313 Department: Support LDM Priority: Normal Status: On Hold
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