[App_rpt-users] Remote already in this mode message

Chuck Kraly ckraly at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 11:30:07 EST 2018


Yup you are correct....HE could turn off telemetry on the hub but chooses
not to, hence us not connecting.

On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 9:56 AM, Steve Agee <irlp8720 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Turning them off on your node does not stop them from going out across the
> network, so I believe the hub owner is not correct. He would need to turn
> them off on his end. As far as I know, there is not a way to stop them from
> going out across the network from the originating node without changing the
> code and recompiling.
>
> N5ZUA
>
> On 1/4/2018 9:44 AM, Chuck Kraly wrote:
>
> The offending hub we were connected to- the owner told me to turn off
> telemetry on OUR node to eliminate it. I did not feel that should be done
> so we no longer connect to that hub- which is unfortunate because it is a
> major hub, but the hub owner does not have to hear the gripes form the
> users- so we just fly solo
>
> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 9:42 AM, Jon Rorke <jrorke at cogeco.ca> wrote:
>
>> Chuck is correct. We have a weekly net on one of our hubs and there is
>> one node that connects to the hub for the net. It is attempting to
>> reconnect every 5 or 10 minutes.
>> On most of the nodes that connect for the net we have set up the
>> telemetry for "timed telemetry"  in the rpt.conf file.
>>
>> telemdefault=2            ; timed local telemetry
>>
>> This turns off the connection announcements during the net unless you
>> issue a command locally then the telemetry is enabled for about 5 minutes
>> then goes silent.
>> But not all of the nodes have this setting so those nodes will spew out
>> the "remote already in this mode" messages.
>>
>> It is very annoying. Unfortunately the telemetry setting is not the fix
>> but a band aid solution.
>>
>> In our case we know the offending node # but cant get a hold of the owner
>> to tell then to fix it.
>> And on top of that they are connecting with a persistent connection to
>> the hub so we can t dump them at our end.
>>
>> I dont know what the problem with their node is unless they are running
>> some sort of script or cron job that does the reconnection instead of the
>> normal ilink commands for persistent connection.
>>
>> In the functions stanza:
>>
>>
>> 91=ilink,13            ; establish perm link to xxxx
>> 92=ilink,11            ; disconnect perm link xxxx
>>
>> So instead of using *3(NODE) to connect you would use *91(NODE) or
>> *92(NODE ) to disconnect a persistent link.
>> *1(NODE) will not disconnect a persistent link, must use the *92 in that
>> case.
>>
>>
>> If the perm connections are done using this method then there should be
>> no reconnection messages sent to all the other connected nodes. The node
>> will attempt to reconnect silently to keep a persistent connection.
>>
>> hope this helps.
>>
>> Jon VA3RQ
>>
>>
>> On 1/4/2018 10:10 AM, Chuck Kraly wrote:
>>
>> That is the telemetry message and indicates that auto-connect or
>> re-connect is on SOMEWHERE on your connections. It is annoying as heck if
>> you do not have control over the node that is spewing it, and you have no
>> control over it. A hub we used to connect to did this all the time and
>> cannot re-connect due to this....our users screamed about the messages...
>> Chuck K0XM
>> BYRG
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 9:06 AM, Bryan Taylor <overnite at me.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Hopefully a quick question,
>>>
>>> For a few days now I have one allstar node playing the “remote already
>>> in this mode” message about every  10 minutes. Anybody have any idea as to
>>> what could be causing it or where I could look to see what is causing it?
>>> It never did it before. I did add a new node to the network a few days ago
>>> but I did add the new node to it’s nodes stanza. It only connects to a hub
>>> node directly.
>>>
>>> There is nothing in the log files that points to anything.
>>>
>>> Google doesn’t find anything helpful either.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Bryan
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>
>>
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