Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?
simo at redhat.com
Thu Mar 26 16:02:36 UTC 2015
On Thu, 2015-03-26 at 10:52 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-03-26 at 10:45 -0500, Michael Catanzaro wrote:
> > On Wed, 2015-03-25 at 21:02 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > > This was most likely caused by some issues with out proxy servers this
> > > evening. We were adding 3 new proxy servers into the rotation and there
> > > were some config issues with some of them. ;(
> > >
> > > This would have only affected some folks in North America sporadically,
> > > (when they happened to hit a proxy that wasn't working right) not
> > > everyone.
> > >
> > > Sorry this happened, everything should be back to normal now.
> > I think it would make sense to do a second ping to some other server if
> > the first one to fedoraproject.org fails, for robustness. Maybe to
> > redhat.com, or something that should never be down like google.com (my
> > vote), or to someplace that promises not to track users, like
> > duckduckgo.com (hardly matters much for a connectivity check?).
> We could always use the Google servers that Android uses by default,
> instead of Fedora :) Those would be pretty well guaranteed to be up...
You might use both so you have less chances of false positive, but
*please* make it uninstallable, or easily disableable.
Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York
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