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Re: bad Vonage connection, was Vonage complains about VoIP-blocking

  • From: Fergie (Paul Ferguson)
  • Date: Wed Feb 16 18:51:46 2005

In an update yesterday on advancedIPpipeline, Vonage
said that the incident "... involved multiple Vonage
customers whose service was being affected by a single

- ferg

-- John Levine <[email protected]> wrote:

>What caused that issue was file transfers and other bursty traffic 
>overwhelming queues, resulting in vonage traffic being stomped.

My router is a BSD/OS box and I see no evidence that it's losing
packets.  Keep in mind that the trouble was on inbound traffic, and my
internal network, a 100Mb switched ethernet, is a lot faster than my
T1, so it's hard to see how there'd be any queueing under any

I did traceroutes, looks like it was in either Sprint-land or the NSP
to NSP gateway.

"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
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