[LINK] Is the internet down?
rick at praxis.com.au
Sat Jan 31 10:42:51 EST 2004
On Fri, 30 Jan 2004, James Devenish wrote:
> In message <Pine.LNX.4.10.10401301923590.18348-100000 at ns1.dot.net.au>
> on Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 07:25:28PM +1100, Rick Welykochy wrote:
> > I've been having trouble with the 'Net for the past hour.
> > (*) A traceroute to www.ce.com.au (hosted in Sydney) fails
> > at the Telstra routers.
> Perhaps what that indicates is that a traceroute to www.ce.com.au
> (hosted in Sydney) fails at the Telstra routers. Is there any
> problem with the site per se?
Nope. I'm being mislead by the trace: a router on the path is denying
> > (*) Some traceroutes to the USA fail on the western seaboard (I think)
> Likewise, that might indicate that some traceroutes to the USA fail on
> the western seaboard :-)
> > (*) I cannot find names via the root DNS servers
> Are you able to clarify? I don't think you should expect the servers
> to do that for you -- they would simply refer you on to the delegated
> authorities for the relevant top-level domains.
Very weird behaviour. When I power cycled my DSL modem, service returned
to normal. Whilst service was not normal, I could happily use already-established
TCP connections (like ssh) but new connections and all UDP failed.
Oh well, the Internet is fine. My modem obviously is not.
Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services Pty Limited
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