[Dshield] Missing submission confirmations / unreliable data presented by DShield?
haled at pionet.net
Thu Jun 9 17:27:05 GMT 2005
David, Peter - etc - I am aware of the problems with the database and have
forwarded some ot the emails to Johannes. He has been out of the country
and is probably still trying to catch up on reading. I am going to contact
him off list and see if he has had a chance to look at the problems. Please
be patient. I will try to get back to you ASAP.
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On Behalf Of David Vincent
Sent: Thursday, June 09, 2005 12:51 AM
To: General DShield Discussion List
Subject: Re: [Dshield] Missing submission confirmations / unreliable data
presented by DShield?
I'm having the same issues. From one site/account, no response emails
at all, no stats gathered, though it was working for about three days
after setup/implementation at the end of May.
From a second site, working fine until the 2nd of June, then nothing
for days until a burst (working through a backlog possibly?) of response
emails on the 6th, many more than I submitted that day. Then nothing again.
In my last post on the subject I asked for someone at DShield to contact
me offlist about this, no one did. Possibly this is not the correct
venue to raise such concerns. Anyone want to sort us out?
Peter Stendahl-Juvonen wrote:
>Started seeing problems with submission confirmations around Monday May
>Reported the issues to info at dshield.org.
>At present, am again NOT receiving submission confirmations.
>It would also appear that the data I send is not correctly stored into
>the DShield database.
>>From last Monday, I have automatically submitted 178 emails to
>I have received 115 confirmations, which include two empty ones with
>just confirmation skeletons, so the actual number of confirmations is
>113 out of 178, i.e. still missing 65 confirmations, which means that
>more than one third is missing.
>Since each submission usually contains several lines of input for the
>DShield database, it is evident that a remarkable amount of data is
>The database as well as the daily report for, e.g. yesterday (June 7)
>show only two lines for that day when I have actually submitted ca 95
>lines for that day. The same phenomenon appears at least for another
>day that I took the trouble to check.
>IF this concerns not only my submissions but also submissions by other
>submitters as well, then the data gathered, refined and presented by
>DShield is likely false and possibly even misleading.
>The point is not to nag, but would like to hear are other DShielders
>experiencing same sort of problems, and what could be done about it.
>If not, then why do I experience these issues?
> "If you don't know where you're going,
> you will probably end up somewhere else".
> Laurence J. Peter, 1919-1990), Canadian poet.
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