Initial Route Server Stats for MAE-East

Elise Gerich epg at
Fri Oct 20 20:18:55 UTC 1995

Yes, we would like to have the dates of the changes at MAE-East
to help us better annotate the graphs.  Thanks for your response.

>William B. Norton writes:
> 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
> WWW:
> 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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