"web problems" "ssl issues"
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Thu Mar 5 13:32:56 CST 2009
On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 2:20 PM, <nanog at namor.ca> wrote:
> I hadn't thought about this until now, when I had to use our SPKI account
> with Thawte. It's painfully slow processing anything.
> I doesn't seem that anything's amiss with latency or network otherwise, but
> we're noticing this impact.
> I'm also just West of you, so I'm curious if it's slightly geographic in
> nature, as nobody else has noted similar that I've seen here.
doubtful it's GEO related from both ATL and SAC and IAD I get the same
;; ANSWER SECTION:
siteseal.thawte.com. 900 IN A 188.8.131.52
siteseal.thawte.com. 900 IN A 184.108.40.206
siteseal.thawte.com. 900 IN A 220.127.116.11
siteseal.thawte.com. 900 IN A 18.104.22.168
siteseal.thawte.com. 900 IN A 22.214.171.124
siteseal.thawte.com. 900 IN A 126.96.36.199
I don't, however, get any reasonable response on port 443 to these
ips... (they all seem to be in SJC-area fyi)
Perhaps Thawte/VS is experiencing some LB or load issues?
> On Thu, 5 Mar 2009, Mike Tancsa wrote:
>> Not sure if others are running into this or not, but we had a few vague
>> support calls come in at once about browser 'ssl problems' and some issues
>> with some websites 'taking forever to come up'... It looks like the common
>> problem is bringing up pages that have
>> embedded in the web page the end user goes to.
>> Depending on how the page is written, it can seem (to the end user
>> anyways) as if the page is taking for ever to come up. The browser is
>> blocking on talking to the site seal server.
> <judicious snippage>
>> Just a heads up in case your helpdesk runs into this issue as well as it
>> seems to be a rather obscure problem that sent us on a wild goose chase at
>> first. Some browsers deal with it differently. on IE, most of the page does
>> not display until the seal comes up or times out.
>> Mike Tancsa, tel +1 519 651 3400
>> Sentex Communications, mike at sentex.net
>> Providing Internet since 1994 www.sentex.net
>> Cambridge, Ontario Canada www.sentex.net/mike
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