Issues with level3?

Richard A Steenbergen ras at e-gerbil.net
Tue Jan 15 17:17:10 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 04:12:12PM +0000, Network Operations wrote:
> Anyone seeing any issues with level3?  We can connect to every other 
> IP in our Class C.  When tracerouting to individual IP's, 
> (x.x.x.50/51/52/53) we get a drop at 
> ge-4-16.car2.Washington1.Level3.net [4.59.146.53] for 50, but 51 is 
> fine, drop for 52, 53 is fine.

Sounds like a classic problem with a member of a bundle (like a link-agg 
or ECMP) breaking. Level3 tends not to do anything in bundles of 2, so 
you might want to look elsewhere, like with your own connections to 
them, possibly on the reverse path. Now, please go find a blunt object 
and hit yourself in the head as punishment for using the words "Class C" 
in 2013 in a non-historic or ironic context. Hard. :)

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