[NANOG] Resolved: Cogent having problems

Myke Lyons myke.lyons at cmtww.com
Fri Sep 1 15:33:26 UTC 2006

On 1 Sep 2006, at 16:22, Myke Lyons wrote:

> From the ISC:
> "We have received a report of the Cogent Data Center in Herndon, VA  
> having connectivity problems.  It appears to be localized.  No need  
> to innundate them with phone calls, I am sure they are working on it.
> One of our readers, Colin, called into the data center:  "I called  
> their support staff and got through to a guy who described the  
> situation as a network problem 'affecting all traffic in their data  
> center'."
> More on this situation if more develops...
> Update #1It appears that sometime on Wednesday that the problems  
> were more widespread, as they had some latency problems up in New  
> York as well, as reported by another reader.  However it appears  
> that the problems had been resolved as of Thursday.  No report yet  
> on if the problem at the Herndon, Virginia office has been resolved."
> Happy Fridays
> .myke

Apparently it was only scheduled (poorly communicated) maintenance on  
fibre links.


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