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AT&T Worldnet problem (Re: AS7170 flaps and resulting non-event)

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Thu Dec 02 11:38:34 1999

On Wed, 01 December 1999, John Todd wrote:
>    C: Could this be related? 
> http://www.infoworld.com/cgi-bin/displayStory.pl?99121.icatt.htm  I 
> don't think so, but it's an interesting note nonetheless.  I don't 
> see how DNS could be attached to the route flaps, but again I don't 
> have a crystal ball into AT&T's network.

I don't have a crystal ball either, I don't even have a chair.

Here is what AT&T posted on their web page about yesterday's event.

>At approximately 8:15 AM [EST] on Wednesday, December 1, AT&T began
>experiencing a series of service interruptions on its dial Internet Protocol
>[IP] platform. The impact was nationwide in scope and affected AT&T's Worldnet
>Service, Business IP Dial Service, and portions of its Virtual Private Network
>service.  AT&T 's IP backbone was not affected by this incident, nor were there
>any service disruptions to customers using AT&T's dedicated Internet access
>service.

>Reports indicate that incorrect routing by another Internet Service Provider
>[ISP] generated this problem. That routing error has been corrected, the
>network has been stabilized, and service has been restored.

>We apologize for any inconvenience these interruptions may have caused. As
>always, you can report problems with AT&T WorldNet Service by using the Contact
>Us link on the left side of this page.

>Thank you for using AT&T WorldNet Service.







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