China Telecom VPN problems (again)

Warren Bailey wbailey at satelliteintelligencegroup.com
Wed Dec 5 15:50:41 UTC 2012


We tried to get our VPN work from the China Telecom/China Unicom beijing
POP for over a year. The Chinese always claimed it was kosher, but we had
something like 60%+ loss across our 4 hop VPN for the entirety of the
project. Private circuits don't really exist on the mainland, HK and
(maybe) Shanghai are about the only places for decent connectivity. :/

On 12/5/12 7:38 AM, "Suresh Ramasubramanian" <ops.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

>It's called the great firewall of china. Feel free to shift vendors but it
>won't help.
>
>Meanwhile make sure none of your users are surfing for falun gong,
>dalai lama, ai weiwei or whoever else the chicom censors don't like on
>that
>particular day
>
>On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, Thomas York wrote:
>
>> It looks like I'm having China Telecom issues yet again. They're batting
>> down our SSL VPN tunnels. Switching ports doesn't help. Tunneling the
>>SSL
>> tunnel inside of another tunnel doesn't help. At this point I'm tired of
>> listening to the screaming by the business users. Can someone contact me
>> (here or off-list, I don't care) about circuits in China so that we
>>don't
>> have to use China Telecom? We'd only need 2-10 Mbit and Ethernet hand
>>off.
>> We don't need BGP or MPLS or anything remotely fancy. Our main concern
>>is
>> getting connectivity to the business district in Suzhou, but it'd be
>>nice
>> if
>> we could also use the same carrier in Shenzhen.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
>>
>> -- Thomas York
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>-- 
>--srs (iPad)
>





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