Level 3 issues

marco marco at zero11.com
Sun Dec 28 19:47:23 UTC 2008

Steven King wrote:
> We saw our bandwidth drop on our Level3 OC-48 to about half of what we
> were doing. We had to stop announcing our subnets to Level3 to get
> traffic to fail over properly throughout the world. We have a ticket
> open with Level3's NOC but have not received word on what happened or
> when to expect a resolution.
> Kevin Loch wrote:
>> marco wrote:
>>>> From what I heard, it was some some malfunction with a router in
>>> Washington D.C. which terminated a 100GB bundle from Paris. It was
>>> carring about 50GB at the time of the failure.
>>> Not sure why routes within the US would be effected.
>> We connect to level3 in Ashburn/DC and saw traffic drop 50% in both
>> directions on that port.  Testing showed 100% loss on 50% of the
>> flows.  We shut that port down and now it won't come back up.  I have
>> link but no arp for their IP.  This is a new link that was turned
>> up in the past few weeks.
>> - Kevin
http://www.internetpulse.net/Main.aspx shows that everything is back to

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