Nevis Internet

Rudolph Daniel rudi.daniel at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 08:52:48 CDT 2010


Very interesting Randy, this sounds like what we endure on a regular basis
in the eastern Caribbean....I too would like to know why myself since I have
always wondered whether our local networks are set up.

Rudi Daniel


> From: Randy Bush <randy at psg.com>
> Subject: very strange internet behavior
> To: customersupport at caribcable.com
> Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2010 04:14:08 -0400
>
> [ this needs to be escalated to an internet engineer ]
>
> hi,
>
> i am an old senior internet geek vacationing on nevis's nesbit beach.
> the cottage has your tv and internet service.
>
> during what i suspect are the busy hours of the day, your internet
> service borders on useless.  it is as if an overloaded NAT is in the
> middle. one can reach very few web sites.  one can reach (ping, ssh,
> ...) some hosts and not others.  and the hosts are in the same rack and
> same ip address space in a stateside colo.  one can ping a host but not
> ssh to it.  or i can be sshed into a host and yet not be able to ping
> it.  very twisty stuff.
>
> if i turn on the tv, the cable seems to be working.
>
> i can run an openvpn tunnel to a stateside or japan-based host and then
> everything is reachable.  of course i have to try three or four of my
> openvpn serving hosts before i find one which is reachable.  this is not
> a great solution, and certainly not one available to the vast majority
> of your customers.
>
> from an engineer's point of view, i would love to understand what the
> cause of all this really is.
>
> randy
>
>
>
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