[egenix-users] Problems while downloading mxODBC Connect Server

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Thu Jan 22 16:00:12 CET 2009

On 2009-01-22 12:07, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> On 2009-01-22 10:10, Senthil Kumaran wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I am trying to download mxODBC Connect Server from this location:
>> http://www.egenix.com/products/python/mxODBCConnect/
>> I go to
>> a) Download of the mxODBC Connect Server
>> b) Select Windows (32-bit): and Press Download.
>> c) It leads me to Cryptography Download Request Page.
>> d) I am from India and its okay to download cryptographic content.
>> e) So, I agree to the terms by selecting the checkbox and click Download file,
>> I am greeted with an error message:
>> Error Type: error
>> Error Value: illegal IP address string passed to inet_aton
> That appears to be a bug on our web-site. We'll have a look today
> and let you know when it's resolved.
>> I asked another colleague try also and he got the same error.
>> What is happening here?  I am able to Successfully download the CLIENT
>> Components from the same computer.
>> Also, while trying on a different proxy outside of proxy, I got an
>> error Missing Information in the read beneath the Download File
>> button.
>> Can you please help me with the download of mxODBC Connect Server for
>> Windows and Linux? Help much appreciated.
> We'll fix the issue as soon as possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.

FWI: We've tracked down the problem to multiple IP addresses in the
HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR header. Your proxy appears to add such a header
to the incoming request as well, listing the IP address behind the
firewall (is that intended ?).

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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