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Re: Operational: Wiltel Peering with MCI problems around D.C

  • From: Christopher L. Morrow
  • Date: Thu Aug 18 21:23:52 2005


On Thu, 18 Aug 2005, Fergie (Paul Ferguson) wrote:

>
> Would this be affecting MIT, too?
>
> I've been noticing some very odd connectivity issues
> between here (Austin) and the CSAIL at MIT....
>

I sent rick a note earlier ( 3 mins earlier) but...

 3  0.so-5-3-3.XL2.DCA6.ALTER.NET (152.63.36.178)  34.345 ms  96.145 ms
6.727 ms
 4  0.so-6-0-0.XL2.IAD8.ALTER.NET (152.63.38.141)  23.129 ms  9.528 ms
9.173 ms 5  POS7-0.GW4.IAD8.ALTER.NET (152.63.41.33)  9.033 ms  8.954 ms
8.963 ms
 6  wcgGigE-gw2.customer.alter.net (157.130.30.246)  9.289 ms  8.973 ms
8.927 ms
 7  hrndva1wcx2-pos6-0.wcg.net (64.200.240.193)  10.315 ms  9.967 ms
9.945 ms
 8  nycmny2wcx2-pos1-0-oc192.wcg.net (64.200.210.177)  15.496 ms  15.398
ms  15.807 ms
 9  nycmny2wcx3-pos11-3.wcg.net (64.200.68.98)  16.146 ms  16.202 ms
16.210 ms
10  spfdma1wce1-pos4-0.wcg.net (64.200.240.246)  20.835 ms  19.919 ms
30.491 ms11  65.77.95.162 (65.77.95.162)  21.480 ms  21.228 ms  21.296 ms
12  lgrc-rt-106-8.gw.umass.edu (128.119.2.193)  21.315 ms  21.032 ms
21.074 ms
13  troy.oit.umass.edu (128.119.175.37)  22.137 ms  21.580 ms  21.235 ms

traceroute to his MX host... if he replies I'd be happy to help, if there
ARE MIT issues as well, I'd offer to take a peek at that as well, provided
someone from MIT has some time to troubleshoot and details of the
'problem'.

> - ferg
>
>
>
> -- Rich Emmings <rich@nic.umass.edu> wrote:
>
> Anyone else (Wiltel customers especially) running into an operational issue
> around D.C. with partial connectivity
>
> It would seem MCI and Wiltel around D.C. have a 'informal' peering
> relationship and it's been errored right now for about 39 hours with a
> half-duplex route announcement.  This has been effecting us with some loss
> of connectivity that's not there when we test same sites from other ISP
> clouds.  Since it's informal, the help desk system at one or both ands may
> be having problem entering a ticket w/o an account number for the circuit.
>
> The usual channels are not producting results, and we're starting to get
> engineers on the lower end of the evoluationary food chain and finger
> pointing between wgc & mci that's not helping.  Tried a pch, haven't heard
> yet.
>
>   ...
>   5  nycmny2wcx2-pos0-0-oc192.wcg.net (64.200.68.157)  5.786 ms  6.510 ms 6.114 ms
>   6  hrndva1wcx2-pos1-0-oc192.wcg.net (64.200.210.178)  12.029 ms  11.883 ms  11.582 ms
>   7  washdc5lcx1-pos5-0.wcg.net (64.200.240.194)  12.840 ms  12.559 ms 12.887 ms
>   ...traffic dies....
>
> --
> "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
>  Engineering Architecture for the Internet
>  fergdawg@netzero.net or fergdawg@sbcglobal.net
>  ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/
>




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