CenturyLink Outage?

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Tue May 7 17:26:10 UTC 2013

Widely discussed on outages at outages.org list (hint!) but for those not yet list members over there, 13 or more states in southeast US affected, reportedly routing / layer 3 issue, possibly BGP to outside but not clear.  Some service restorations discussed.

George William Herbert
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On May 7, 2013, at 9:54 AM, Jason Lester <jlester at wcs.k12.va.us> wrote:

> Does anyone know what is going on with the nationwide CenturyLink outage?
> Their NOC recording says it is a BGP routing issue with their upstream
> peers affecting Internet traffic and traffic between regions.  Our outside
> connectivity with them has basically been down since about 4:00AM (EDT)
> this morning.  The prefixes we were receiving from them were fluctuating
> between a few hundred and a few thousand all morning.  We are getting the
> full BGP table from them now (for about the last hour), but still not
> seeing any incoming traffic.  Seems like a major issue since it has been
> almost 9 hours now.
> Thanks,
> Jason
> -- 
> Jason Lester
> Administrator for Instructional Technology
> Washington County Public Schools
> Tel: 276-739-3060
> Fax: 276-628-1893
> http://www.wcs.k12.va.us

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