Strange network problem accessing Ebay and versiontracker websites

Shane Owens shaneowens at
Wed May 3 21:39:29 UTC 2006

We don't use PPOE.  Our network setup is DSL Modem -->ATM-->BLC
(Occam)-->IP--->Router--->Transit provider.  Basically we turn on the
service and it's always running. We don't require any authentication or
do any subscriber management on our users.  I will start looking into
the MTU issue though.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog at [mailto:owner-nanog at] On Behalf Of
Justin M. Streiner
Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2006 4:26 PM
To: nanog at
Subject: Re: Strange network problem accessing Ebay and versiontracker

On Wed, 3 May 2006, Shane Owens wrote:

> Can anyone give me any suggestions as to what routes to take to 
> troubleshoot this?  Logic tell me that is I have reach ability and one

> browser work but another doesn't it's a software problem with either 
> the browser or the site, but being able to take the same machine to 
> another network and have it work points to a whole different problem.
> Could this be a MTU issue?

It sounds like that is a possibility.  Are the DSL users being served by
PPPoE?  Setting the IP MTU on your PPPoE access template, depending on
whose gear you're using to provide the servide provider end of your DSL
services, to 1492 may help.


More information about the NANOG mailing list