Verizon FIOS troubleshooting

John T. Yocum john.yocum at fluidhosting.com
Wed Sep 26 00:56:40 UTC 2012


On 9/25/2012 4:11 PM, Bryan Seitz wrote:
>
> All,
>
>      Recently began seeing things like this to the default GW from
> inside and outside the FIOS network.  Called tech support but all they
> could do was put a ticket in for the NetEng team.
>
> http://pastie.org/4800421
>
> http://www.bsd-unix.net/smokeping/smokeping.cgi?target=people.bryan
>
> The pings jumping from an avg of 3ms to 80 is what gets me.  Also my
> downloading / uploading on my segment doesn't seem to affect the latency
> jumps on the default GW either way (when testing from my COLO).  Any
> thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated!
>
>
>

Most likely Verizon has their routers configured to rate limit, or 
reduce priority to replying to pings directed at them.

--John



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