[BiO BB] connectivity problems

J.W. Bizzaro jeff at bioinformatics.org
Mon Oct 1 12:31:26 EDT 2001

Okay, the problem has been resolved.  It is now safe to resume activities.


"J.W. Bizzaro" wrote:
> Greetings.
> This message is for people using our primary server.
> We noticed some access problems over the weekend, particularly disconnections
> and access denials.  Some administrators worked from late Saturday night until
> Sunday afternoon trying to hunt down the problem, which seemed to evade us.
> The problem did not appear to be internal, as no programs were being
> executed during outage times, and there were no signs of a break-in.
> It turns out that someone else on the local network decided to "borrow"
> our static IP address, and this is causing some "confusion" on the network.
> We're going to work with the IT department on Monday to find the offenders,
> and when we do, we will kill and eat them with ketchup and a side order of
> fries.
> Anyway, we apologize for the inconvenience.
>   -- The Lab Rats

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