Re: [Ekiga-list] DOS problem

Le jeudi 15 octobre 2009 à 15:26 +1000, bnc netspeed com au a écrit :
> Hi,
> I have mentioned this problem before but I now have some more info.
> I have about 40 numbers in my contact list, when ekiga tries to
> register it issues a dns subscribe request for every single phone
> number really quickly and repeats this.
> I have just rung my isp and they saw the requests coming in and treat
> it as a DOS attack and block my phone for 30mins.
> Hence the registration drops out, and the cycle starts again.
> In my case most of my contact list are normal phones not actual sip
> addresses, it makes no sense to try to determine their status.
> So my ekiga 3.2.6 is unusable at present.
> Please advise if there is a way to turn this function off.

There is no way currently.
I do not know how to fix that without adding a new obscure setting to

Perhaps using the address book would be more appropriate than the
contact list for that specific case ?

What do people think ?

 _     Damien Sandras
//\    Ekiga Softphone :
v_/_   Be IP           :
       FOSDEM          :
       SIP Phone       : sip:dsandras ekiga net

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