routing issues to AWS via 2914(NTT)

Paul WALL pauldotwall at
Fri Jun 13 11:44:51 UTC 2014

Amazon peers at many key exchanges, with dozens of hosting shops
(where customers might share mutual infrastructure) like yours:

Rather than play the blame game with third-party transit providers,
why not hit them up for some sessions?

Drive Slow,
Paul Wall

On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 5:50 AM, Bryan Socha <bryan at> wrote:
> Amazon hasn't reached out to us either...
> If you have other providers, use a combination of local-preference and the
> customer communitiy strings with ntt to prepend around the circuit(s) in
> nyc with the issue.  Just check your routing table, we found many going
> through ntt to amazon and took awhile to get everything working as desired.
> Bryan Socha
> Network Engineer
> DigitalOcean
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Christopher Rogers <phiber at>
> wrote:
>> Could an IP engineer from AWS (16509/14618) and one from NTT (2914) kindly
>> contact me off-list?  AS18888 is having some major reachability issues to
>> you via 2914.  Several of our applications and users are reporting problems
>> trying to reach various aws hosted services such as netflix and twilio.
>>  I'm seeing almost 50% packet loss when transiting to you via 2914.
>>  Forcing traffic onto 3356 clears the issue right up.  I've had to
>> effectively shift all my ingress traffic off 2914 and de-pref aws as-path
>> to force egress to other transit.
>> We're a customer of 2914, but not AWS.  I've got a ticket open with 2914,
>> and they've reached out to AWS, but it's been two days now and we haven't
>> been getting any traction on this.
>> thanks!
>> -chris

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