Here comes iOS 8...

Zachary McGibbon zachary.mcgibbon+nanog at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 17:38:55 UTC 2014


At first we saw traffic going directly to Apple (swcdn.apple.com) via our
commercial link, then it went to llnw.net, and now it is going to Akamai.

access1-srp#traceroute swcdn.apple.com
Translating "swcdn.apple.com"...domain server (132.206.44.21) [OK]

Type escape sequence to abort.
Tracing the route to geo.buni.guat.aaplimg.com (17.253.2.221)

  1 internet2-vlan677.GW.McGill.CA (132.216.255.107) [AS 17356] 4 msec 0
msec 0 msec
  2 vtelinet-216-66-110-108.vermontel.net (216.66.110.108) [AS 17356] 12
msec 8 msec 8 msec
  3 206.126.115.175 [AS 17356] 12 msec 8 msec 12 msec

----------

access1-srp#traceroute swcdn.apple.com
Translating "swcdn.apple.com"...domain server (132.206.44.21) [OK]

Type escape sequence to abort.
Tracing the route to apple-dnld.vo.llnwd.net (208.111.128.6)

  1 internet2-vlan877.GW.McGill.CA (132.216.255.99) [AS 17356] 4 msec 0
msec 0 msec
  2 Internet1-vlan710.GW.McGill.CA (192.168.254.4) [AS 15318] 0 msec 0 msec
0 msec
  3 mcgill-gw-qix.risq.net (206.167.128.57) [AS 17356] 0 msec 0 msec 0 msec
  4 mcgill-qix.dmtrl-rq.risq.net (132.202.52.89) [AS 17356] 4 msec 0 msec 0
msec
  5 imtrl-uq.risq.net (192.77.55.245) [AS 17356] 0 msec 0 msec 0 msec
  6 mtrl2rtr2.canarie.ca (199.212.24.82) [AS 6509] 0 msec 4 msec 0 msec
  7 10ge5-4.fr1.lga.llnw.net (198.32.160.134) [AS 17356] 52 msec 8 msec 12
msec

----------

access1-srp#traceroute swcdn.apple.com
Translating "swcdn.apple.com"...domain server (132.206.44.21) [OK]

Type escape sequence to abort.
Tracing the route to a1271.gi3.akamai.net (206.167.78.23)

  1 internet1-vlan876.GW.McGill.CA (132.216.255.97) [AS 17356] 0 msec 4
msec 0 msec
  2 mcgill-gw-intrarisq.risq.net (206.167.128.33) [AS 17356] 60 msec 0 msec
0 msec
  3 mcgill-intrarisq.dmtrl-rq.risq.net (132.202.42.89) [AS 17356] 0 msec 0
msec 0 msec
  4 v2257-colo625.risq.net (132.202.45.14) [AS 376] 0 msec 4 msec 0 msec
  5 a1271.gi3.akamai.net (206.167.78.23) [AS 376] 0 msec 4 msec 0 msec



On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Grant Ridder <shortdudey123 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> For those that are curious, it looks like the download is 1.1 gigs.
>
> -Grant
>
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Nick Olsen <nick at flhsi.com> wrote:
>
>> I've been waiting all morning.
>>
>>  Expedited repair of a primary link to prepare for the traffic. Not that
>> it
>> didn't have multiple backups. But one doesn't trifle with IOS8 release
>> traffic.. If it's anything like IOS7 was..
>>
>>  Nick Olsen
>> Network Operations  (855) FLSPEED  x106
>>
>>
>> ----------------------------------------
>>  From: "Zachary McGibbon" <zachary.mcgibbon+nanog at gmail.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 12:59 PM
>> To: "NANOG" <nanog at nanog.org>
>> Subject: Here comes iOS 8...
>> So Apple is about to release iOS 8... Have you done anything special to
>> your network setup to accommodate the traffic flood ie traffic shaping
>> rules, cache servers, etc?
>>
>> I heard that Apple Caching servers won't work with this update, so I'm
>> guessing it will be pushed through Akamai servers as is usually is.
>>
>> - Zachary
>>
>>
>>
>


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