UUNet outage?

LeBlanc, Jason Jml at ebay.com
Wed Jan 30 17:22:55 UTC 2002

Was a maintenance window I think, though I missed the first part of this
thread and don't know what times you folks had problems.

During the Normal operations window on Jan 29, 2002
WorldCom will be performing the following scheduled maintenance activities.

This activity is scheduled to take place from 3:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
 (local hub time) in the contiguous US and elsewhere from 3:00 a.m. to
7:00 a.m. (local hub time) and may affect your connectivity.  The following
customer ID will be impacted:  #####.

If you have any questions, please contact our local Customer Network
Support Center.  Please reference the internal ticket number #####.

Quality System Management-Global Maintenance Planning
Worldcom (http://www.uu.net)
1(800) 900-0241 / +1(703) 206-5440

WorldCom United States	1-800-900-0241 (select the following options in
order: 2, then 4, then 1)
WorldCom Denmark	(45)
WorldCom Italy		(39) 02.3600.1887
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vandy Hamidi [mailto:vhamidi at insweb.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 7:06 PM
> To: 'dlark at elmresources.com'; nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: RE: UUNet outage?
> I noticed unavailability of some sites through our UUNet 
> connection as well.
> Trace routes showed that the packets were being dropped after 
> it was passed
> onto above.net but also before that.  I assume not only was 
> above.net having
> problems, but I screwed up UUNet's routes they received from them.
> A call to UUNet didn't help.  The tech, though nice, had no 
> idea what to
> look for.  I was sitting there giving him commands and asking 
> the result.
> After I figured everything was ok between us, I figured it 
> was bigger than
> just my connection and waited patiently.
> All was good within 15 min or less.
> 	-=Vandy=-
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Lark [mailto:dlark at elmresources.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 8:04 PM
> To: nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: Re: uunet outage?
> I have been noticing several UUNet problems recently. My 
> Oakland office
> (connected via UUNet) and my company's service bureau, run by a
> contractor company (also UUNet) had problems seeing my main corp. web
> server colo'd at Hurricane Electric, yesterday. Turns out there was a
> DoS attack ran against a router on above.net (which provides 
> the peering
> between UUNet and HE).
> However, I have also seen problems with customers being 
> unable to see my
> contractor's machines. Supposedly, there are some rather strategic DoS
> attacks going on. Can anyone confirm this?
> Regards,
> Dan Lark
> ELM Resources, Inc.

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