• Mystic ready for prime time?

    From Poindexter Fortran@46:1/115 to All on Thursday, July 20, 2017 00:04:00
    All,

    I'm testing out Mystic on a VPS to replace my current
    Synchronet/Windows system. I'm looking for an all-in-one solution for
    the BBS, web, mailer and Tick processing.

    I'm a Fidonet regional hub, regional hub for an othernet,a node in 2
    other nets and and have a bunch of downlinks polling for echomail and
    file echoes.

    Are the mailer and tick processor up to the task of supporting a hub
    carrying a decent amount of traffic?



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  • From Nicholas Boel@46:1/100 to Poindexter Fortran on Thursday, July 20, 2017 15:07:04
    On 7/20/2017 2:04 AM, Poindexter Fortran -> All wrote:

    Are the mailer and tick processor up to the task of supporting a hub carrying a decent amount of traffic?

    Most definitely as far as I can tell.

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    Nick

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  • From Robert Wolfe@46:1/152 to Poindexter Fortran on Sunday, July 30, 2017 21:41:00
    * In a message originally to All, Poindexter Fortran said:

    I'm a Fidonet regional hub, regional hub for an othernet,a node in 2
    other nets and and have a bunch of downlinks polling for echomail and
    file echoes.

    Are the mailer and tick processor up to the task of supporting a hub carrying a decent amount of traffic?

    imho, i don't think they are quite ready for that task yet. again,
    that's imho. ymmv, of course.

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  • From Accession@46:1/100 to Robert Wolfe on Monday, July 31, 2017 14:44:40
    Hello Robert,

    On Sun Jul 30 2017 21:41:00, Robert Wolfe wrote to Poindexter Fortran:

    Are the mailer and tick processor up to the task of supporting a
    hub carrying a decent amount of traffic?

    imho, i don't think they are quite ready for that task yet. again,
    that's imho. ymmv, of course.

    When is the last time you took a look at the latest Mystic versions (ie: _not_ 1.05 or 1.07)? It's by far ready for anything you want to throw at it. FSXNet has almost 100 nodes and the hub is a Mystic system (Paul Hayton), who also is a RC for Fidonet, so you can add those links as well.

    By now it easily surpasses some of the stuff out there already.

    Regards,
    Nick

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  • From Robert Wolfe@46:1/152 to Accession on Monday, July 31, 2017 17:40:00
    * In a message originally to Robert Wolfe, Accession said:

    Hello Robert,

    On Sun Jul 30 2017 21:41:00, Robert Wolfe wrote to Poindexter Fortran:

    Are the mailer and tick processor up to the task of supporting a
    hub carrying a decent amount of traffic?

    imho, i don't think they are quite ready for that task yet. again, that's imho. ymmv, of course.

    When is the last time you took a look at the latest Mystic versions (ie: _not_ 1.05 or 1.07)? It's by far ready for anything you want to throw at it. FSXNet has almost 100 nodes and the hub is a Mystic system (Paul Hayton), who also is a RC for Fidonet, so you can add those links as well.

    By now it easily surpasses some of the stuff out there already.

    Regards,
    Nick

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    The last version of Mystic that is current was 2 or 3 versions back.
    As far as surpassing other applications, that is a matter of opinion.

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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@46:1/115 to Accession on Monday, July 31, 2017 16:47:09
    Re: Mystic ready for prime time?
    By: Accession to Robert Wolfe on Mon Jul 31 2017 02:44 pm

    it. FSXNet has almost 100 nodes and the hub is a Mystic system (Paul Hayton), who also is a RC for Fidonet, so you can add those links as well.

    Thanks for the comment, is Paul active on the MYSTIC echo?
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  • From Accession@46:1/100 to Robert Wolfe on Monday, July 31, 2017 21:00:24
    Hello Robert,

    On Mon Jul 31 2017 17:40:00, Robert Wolfe wrote to Accession:

    The last version of Mystic that is current was 2 or 3 versions back.

    Not exactly sure what you mean by this. The latest version of Mystic (1.12A34) seems to work just fine, and all bugs that were brought up in the few recent versions before that have been fixed.

    Unless you're referring to the last actual *release* which is 1.11?

    As far as surpassing other applications, that is a matter of opinion.

    For example, Mystic has a "feature" to work around Irex's broken binkp implementation. It also has a "feature" to work around Argus's (and possibly the other two if they contain the same bugs) broken CRAM-MD5 authentication.

    I'd have to say that's surpassing at some point or another, but .. YMMV.

    Regards,
    Nick

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  • From Accession@46:1/100 to poindexter FORTRAN on Monday, July 31, 2017 21:07:10
    Hello poindexter,

    On Mon Jul 31 2017 16:47:08, poindexter FORTRAN wrote to Accession:

    it. FSXNet has almost 100 nodes and the hub is a Mystic system
    (Paul Hayton), who also is a RC for Fidonet, so you can add those
    links as well.

    Thanks for the comment, is Paul active on the MYSTIC echo?

    Yes. He's the moderator now.

    Regards,
    Nick

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  • From Avon@46:3/203 to poindexter FORTRAN on Thursday, August 03, 2017 20:02:21

    On 07/31/17, poindexter FORTRAN pondered and said...

    Hayton), who also is a RC for Fidonet, so you can add those links as w

    Thanks for the comment, is Paul active on the MYSTIC echo?

    **Wakes Up** ... Oh, HI all... whats' up ? :)

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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@46:1/115 to Avon on Thursday, August 03, 2017 07:10:19
    Re: Re: Mystic ready for prime time?
    By: Avon to poindexter FORTRAN on Thu Aug 03 2017 08:02 pm

    **Wakes Up** ... Oh, HI all... whats' up ? :)

    hi, didn't make the connection between your handle and your real name - I dropped you an email on your BBS; I'm considering switching from SBBS on Windows at home to Mystic on a Linux VPS and looking for experiences with Mystic's areafix/filefix/tick/hatch and mailer.

    Cheers,

    --pF
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  • From g00r00@46:1/127 to Poindexter Fortran on Thursday, August 03, 2017 19:20:34
    I'm a Fidonet regional hub, regional hub for an othernet,a node in 2
    other nets and and have a bunch of downlinks polling for echomail and
    file echoes.

    You may want to contact the person who runs FSXnet. Its the largest of the networks Mystic powers - I think he has over a 120 downlinks powered by Mystic on his single hub, although he might have recently split it up to more than just the main hub.

    He should be able to give you some insight on his experiences as its been powered by Mystic since it was created.

    There are also 3 or 4 other networks that I know are powered by Mystic but FSX is the largest/most active.

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  • From Avon@46:3/203 to poindexter FORTRAN on Friday, August 04, 2017 11:50:43
    On 08/03/17, poindexter FORTRAN pondered and said...

    **Wakes Up** ... Oh, HI all... whats' up ? :)

    hi, didn't make the connection between your handle and your real name - I dropped you an email on your BBS; I'm considering switching from SBBS on Windows at home to Mystic on a Linux VPS and looking for experiences with Mystic's areafix/filefix/tick/hatch and mailer.

    :) No probs, I did reply there so perhaps rather than retype my reply again could I ask you check there first and then happy to answer any follow up you may have :)

    Best, Paul aka Avon

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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@46:1/115 to g00r00 on Friday, August 04, 2017 08:47:54
    Re: Re: Mystic ready for prime time?
    By: g00r00 to Poindexter Fortran on Thu Aug 03 2017 07:20 pm

    You may want to contact the person who runs FSXnet. Its the largest of the networks Mystic powers - I think he has over a 120 downlinks powered by Mystic on his single hub, although he might have recently split it up to more than just the main hub.

    Will do. Thanks for the pointer! I'm having a lot of fun playing around with Mystic and am looking forward to running it with my networks.
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  • From Robert Wolfe@46:1/152 to Avon on Friday, August 04, 2017 20:03:00
    * In a message originally to poindexter FORTRAN, Avon said:


    On 07/31/17, poindexter FORTRAN pondered and said...

    Hayton), who also is a RC for Fidonet, so you can add those links
    as w

    Thanks for the comment, is Paul active on the MYSTIC echo?

    **Wakes Up** ... Oh, HI all... whats' up ? :)

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    LOL! Not much here :)

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