Any Github Experts online ?

Aaron C. de Bruyn aaron at
Wed Feb 22 23:47:26 UTC 2017

If they are using 'git pull', or 'git push' for example, they may be
accessing the data via HTTPS or SSH.

Can your user do a 'git remote -v' and see if they are connecting via
HTTPS or SSH to assist you with troubleshooting?

Then see if it's something specific to one or the other and if it's
specific to github or all sites.


On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 3:40 PM, Bob Evans <bob at> wrote:
> Hello NANOGers,
> I have one customer that claims that 2 out of 17 downloads using the git
> command on github's service are slow and poor on our network when compared
> to others.
> However, when not using the git command , but using a simple web page link
> to a large zipped file from github, its always nice and fast. Using the
> git command 8% of the time being slow is unacceptable. Github just doesnt
> responds lethargically at best. BTW, have you seen how many hex digits a
> github ticket number is ?
> Of course Github says try a different ISP...Customer tries to tell me
> comcast is better ! What ! I dont believe it. No help from Github NOC - we
> have asked and asked... And we peer with Github and for some reason they
> do not transmit the Prefixes of the IP range that the customer uses for
> the git command. resolve IPv4 is not in the prefix list. So
> the exit is transits.
> I need more clues. Is it the resources the git command uses when checking
> files for dates etc ?
> Thank You
> Bob Evans

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