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