Apple updates - Affect on network

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at
Wed Oct 12 21:20:39 UTC 2011

I didn't have issues downloading the update, it took less than 10min,
but I've so many apps and stuff on a 32GB iPod that the process of
backing up, upgrade, restore, somewhere in the middle you have to
confirm some settings and backing up the apps for which I still I see
23 pending updates I guess due the new version of iOS is kind of
tedious, iTunes does not provide much information besides a dialog box
saying "Restoring iPod apps", but the iPod is not with the classic
"syncing" message, on the iPod I can see the icons for the apps being
restored showing up one by one.

Besides connectivity problems and latency, the whole process seems to
take a lot of time, so be patient and plan to see your iGadget coming
back to live slowly.


On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Carlos Alcantar <carlos at> wrote:
> Has anyone else bricked there phone doing the iOS 5 update.  I just ran
> mine in the middle of the update I got a 3004 error doing some research
> that error means can't connect to I'm guessing that¹s there
> upgrade server.  So right now I'm SOL till I can connect to the update
> server.  Looking on twitter it looks like I'm not the only person that has
> gotten this.
> 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* /
> On 10/12/11 1:20 PM, "Ray Van Dolson" <rvandolson at> wrote:
>>On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 01:10:08PM -0700, Zachary McGibbon wrote:
>>> With all of Apple's updates today (MacOS, iOS, Apps, etc) we saw a big
>>> increase on one of our links to our ISP at 1pm Eastern.
>>> Did anyone else notice significant traffic jumps on their networks?
>>That's an impressive jump.  Do you have some netflow data showing the
>>target subnets that were being hit?

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