Bandwidth issues in the Sprint network

Martin Hannigan hannigan at
Tue Apr 8 08:13:06 UTC 2008

Has this circuit ever run clean(normal)?


On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 1:06 PM, Brian Raaen <braaen at> wrote:
> I am currently having problems get upload bandwidth on a Sprint circuit. I am
>  using a full OC3 circuit.  I am doing fine on downloading data, but uploading
>  data I can only get about 5Mbps with ftp or a speedtest.  I have tested
>  against multiple networks and this has stayed the same.  Monitoring Cacti
>  graphs and the router I do get about 30Mbps total traffic outbound, but
>  individual (flows/ip?) test always seem limited.  I would like to know if
>  anyone else sees anything similar, or where I can get help.  The assistance I
>  have gotten from Sprint up to this point is that they find no problems.  Due
>  to the consistency of 5Mbps I am suspecting rate limiting, but wanted to know
>  if I was overlooking something else.
>  --
>  Brian Raaen
>  Network Engineer
>  braaen at

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