China Telecom VPN problems (again)

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 19:25:15 UTC 2012


On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Tom Paseka <tom at cloudflare.com> wrote:
> Its quite easy to get MPLS-VPN connectivity into China (Pacnet, Singtel,
> CPCNet, etc, will offer), but at a price.

mpls != ipsec ... perhaps the OP wants some privacy and authentication and such?

>
> Suzhou and Shenzhen are easily in reach of all the above listed providers.
>
> On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 7:50 AM, Warren Bailey <
> wbailey at satelliteintelligencegroup.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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