Connectivity status for Egypt

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Mon Jan 31 17:26:42 CST 2011


On Jan 28, 2011, at 8:32 AM, Mirjam Kuehne wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> We did some analysis of the situation in Egypt using the RIPEstat toolbox (please note, this is a prototype and we're not sure how it will handle a big load):
> 
> http://labs.ripe.net/Members/akvadrako/live_eqyptian_internet_incident_analysis


This - specifically http://stat.ripe.net/egypt/ - 
 
shows another big spike today, which is presumably when Noor.net was pulled. 

Marshall

> 
> Mirjam Kuehne
> RIPE NCC
> 
> 
> Carlos Alcantar wrote:
>> Looks like you can still make phone calls into Egypt.  So it's not totally lights out...
>> Carlos Alcantar
>> Race Communications / Race Team Member 101 Haskins Way, So. San Francisco, CA. 94080
>> Phone: +1 415 376 3314  Fax:  +1 650 246 8901 / carlos *at* race.com / www.race.com
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Paul Ferguson [mailto:fergdawgster at gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2011 11:46 PM
>> To: Joel Jaeggli
>> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
>> Subject: Re: Connectivity status for Egypt
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>> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 11:39 PM, Joel Jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com> wrote:
>>> On 1/27/11 10:49 PM, Roy wrote:
>>>> Moral of the story: Separate facts from assumptions and guesses.  I did some Google searches and that region has had large scale disruptions in the past.  Several cables follow the same path to the Suez canal and were hit.
>>> my links through the region are all fine, but they don't jump off the cable in egypt just pass through.
>>> 
>>>> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/2008_submarine_cable_d
>>>> isr
>>>> uption
>>>> 
>> To my knowledge, no one has reported any cable problems in Norther Africa
>> - -- and news of those problems generally travels very fast.  :-)
>> Also, if there *was* a cable problem on one of the paths through the vicinity, it affect more than just Egypt:
>> https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/File:Cable_map18.svg
>> I don't think it takes a leap of imagination to understand what has happened here.
>> - - ferg
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