[NTLK] Setting up with a tracker

Doctor Clu drclu at swbell.net
Mon Feb 8 00:15:58 EST 2016

Trying various DNS settings based on what my laptop or router says it is.

In the end, I feel like I am doing this, but instead of a bible it is a Newton messagepad…

(Monks from Monty Python…)


> On Feb 7, 2016, at 10:28 PM, Morgan Aldridge <morgant at makkintosshu.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 7, 2016 at 11:20 PM, Doctor Clu <drclu at swbell.net <mailto:drclu at swbell.net>> wrote:
>>> On Feb 7, 2016, at 9:53 PM, Morgan Aldridge <morgant at makkintosshu.com <mailto:morgant at makkintosshu.com>> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Feb 7, 2016 at 10:42 PM, Doctor Clu <drclu at swbell.net <mailto:drclu at swbell.net>> wrote:
>>>> Ok, got the OASIS newton server back up.  Now let’s see about getting this Server on a Newton Server Tracker.
>>>> Can someone give me all the details of what I need to set up for the tracker client?
>>>> The Oasis’ address is:
>>>> http://oasisnewt.ddns.net:8080/ <http://oasisnewt.ddns.net:8080/> <http://oasisnewt.ddns.net:8080/ <http://oasisnewt.ddns.net:8080/>>
>>> The tracker servers are all listed on the NPDS website:
>>> <http://npds.free.fr/trackers/ <http://npds.free.fr/trackers/>>
>> That kinda does.
>> It’s an age old problem.   I am pointing the tracker to look at say Unna.org and I have it looking at
>> About my Server: The Oasis
>> Newton is a LAN behind a gateway (selected)
>> Public IP: Oasisnewt.ddns.org:8080
>> Server: Unna.org
>> Newton Port: 3680
>> Path (Nothing)
>> HTTP port: 3680
>> Register with tracker (selected)
>> Tell me about server’s 4xx errors (selected)
>> Try to activate I get two messages after it tries for a minute.:
>> Tracker Client: Oops, the server returned an error.
>> Tracker Client: An error returned in Get DNS Address.  No response from your current DNS server.  The server may be unavailable.  Check your connection and DNS server settings.  Error = -60814
> It sounds like you have a DNS issue in your NIE configuration. Do DNS
> lookups work elsewhere on your Newton, i.e. can you browse
> http://www.unna.org/ <http://www.unna.org/> in your browser
> (Courier/NetHopper/NewtsCape/etc.)? If you can, try "www.unna.org <http://www.unna.org/>" for
> the Server instead (just "unna.org <http://unna.org/>" should work as well and seems to,
> but doen't hurt to try).
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