Brighthouse issues

Jay Ashworth jra at
Wed Jul 31 02:55:02 UTC 2013

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jared Geiger" <jared at>

> We are seeing that all our customers in the Brighthouse Orlando, FL market
> that would make outbound connections on TCP port 3306 suddenly can't
> connect to us now. This happened suddenly mid day today.
> Other ISPs can still make the same outbound connections. VPN connections on
> Brighthouse into the same IP block work fine, just outbound port 3306
> is being blocked now.
> If anyone has details as to an emergency maintenance or change that
> occurred, I'd like to be able to pass it along to our customers.

Speculation: are these residential class cablemodem customers?  Carriers 
are prone to block uncommon ports on such modems at random.

-- jra
Jay R. Ashworth                  Baylink                       jra at
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