Connectivity issue between Verizon and Amazon EC2 (NTT issue?)

Ray Van Dolson rvandolson at esri.com
Wed Jul 23 02:40:26 UTC 2014


On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 05:29:55PM -0700, Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 10:54:59PM -0700, Ray Van Dolson wrote:
> > Others appear to be having similar issues.  Seems like Verizon is
> > pointing at AWS:
> > 
> > https://forums.aws.amazon.com/thread.jspa?messageID=558094
> > 
> > Ray
> > 
> > On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 08:56:27PM -0700, Tim Heckman wrote:
> > > Realized I sent the reply to Roland. Apologies.
> > > 
> > > Here it is in full:
> > > 
> > > ####
> > > 
> > > I am seeing the same issue between AWS US-WEST 2 and Hurricane
> > > Electric's Fremont 2 location (Linode). Looks to be deep within
> > > Amanzon's network based on changes in latency in a simple trace
> > > route.
> > > 
> > > I would provide an mtr, however my network configuration is
> > > something mtr doesn't support.
> > > 
> > > Cheers!  -Tim
> 
> Update on this:
> 
> - We have a ticket open with both AWS and Verizon.
> - AWS has responded and felt the issue was with Verizon, but notified
>   their network team and asked them to investigate further.
> - Nothing back from Verizon yet (anyone here have a Verizon NOC
>   contact?)
> 
> In the interim, the issue persists.
> 

Further update -- Verizon indicates that the issue is related to
saturation on a peering link between themselves and NTT.  Verizon is
pointing to the NTT side as the source of the saturation / congestion.

We don't have a direct customer relationship with NTT so am hoping
someone on this list may be able to pass this information along or
investigate on our behalf.

Ray


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