Initial Route Server Stats for MAE-East

William B. Norton wbn at
Fri Oct 20 18:33:51 UTC 1995

Thanks for the feedback Curtis.  You are correct that one might get the 
wrong impression.  ( Our intent here was really to show the layout of the 
web page and get some feedback, and this ANS router just happened to be 
first.)  Dun just uploaded all the rest of the MAE-East Peer delay/packet 
loss graphs.  Thanks for the suggestion.

Web Pointer to MAE-East graphs:

Bill & Dun
William B. Norton			Merit Network Inc.
e-mail: wbn at			phone: (313) 936-2656

On Tue, 17 Oct 1995, Curtis Villamizar wrote:

> Bill,
> You have a lot of statistics that are simply listed as "ANS" with some
> incredibly high loss and delay numbers.  You don't mention that these
> are all for the ANS interface en-0.ENSS136.t3.ANS.NET
> which was the ethernet on ENSS136 and fail to mention that for most or
> all of this time period there was also a FDDI on ENSS136 and we later
> cut over to the FDDI on ENSS147.  If you fail to mention these little
> facts, people might think that ANS has a really shoddy conmnection to
> Mae-East, not knowing that the problem was due to media saturation at
> the Mae East ethernet and technical problems with the ethernet
> bridging technology used by MFS, and that ANS also had the FDDI and
> preferred the FDDI except for those only reachable by ethernet.
> Would you please clear that up on your web pages and maybe add a
> readme on the ftp server.  If you like, I can get the E136 FDDI
> installation dates and the cutover date for E147, which now only has a
> FDDI and doesn't have an ethernet at all.  I think we have now shut
> down the College Park ethernet as well.
> Curtis

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