Qwest reporting widespread DSL outages

Deepak Jain deepak at ai.net
Fri Nov 23 03:28:41 UTC 2001



-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu]On Behalf Of
Sean Donelan
Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2001 8:26 PM
To: Joe St Sauver
Cc: nanog at merit.edu
Subject: Re: Qwest reporting widespread DSL outages

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According to http://stat.qwest.net/ Qwest and TouchAmerica have 100%
uptime for the last 90 days.

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This is hardly surprising, most URLs that are used in SLA requirements are
very generous in what they consider network availability.

stat.qwest.net may only report DIA or "core" outages. I have seen plenty of
SLAs that exclude certain "types" of connections without specifying how the
determination of type is made.

Its a very cool site though. It feels a little "soft" technically.

Deepak Jain
AiNET

Disclaimer: I'm full of turkey, that we can be sure of.




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