AWS us-west-2 routed through Europe from NY?

Bob Evans bob at FiberInternetCenter.com
Mon May 1 18:12:03 UTC 2017


Is this still happening?

Thank You
Bob Evans
CTO




> Phil,
>
> The traceroute was done by a coworker in Quebec on April 26, from one of
> our corporate offices. His IP address was probably 104.163.180.188 at
> the time. He was tracing one of our endpoints in AWS us-west-2; I do not
> know which IPs our endpoint had at the time, but one of its current IPs
> is 52.89.73.31
>
> This is the trace as he described it:
>
> Route
> - #1: 2.7 ms
>    IP Address: 192.168.1.1
>    Hostname: local
>    TTL: 64
> - #2: 34.8 ms
>    IP Address: 10.170.162.238
>    TTL: 50
> - #3: 17.3 ms
>    IP Address: 10.170.192.53
>    TTL: 250
> - #4: 16.7 ms
>    IP Address: 74.116.184.145
>    Hostname: 0.xe-11-1-0.er1.mtl7.ebox.ca
>    TTL: 249
>    AS Number: AS1403
>    AS Name: EBOX
>    Country Name: Canada
>    Country Code: CA
>    Time Zone: America/Toronto
>    Region: Quebec
>    City: Vieux-Saint-Laurent
>    Latitude: 45.475
>    Longitude: -73.696
> - #5: 15.6 ms
>    IP Address: 213.248.76.201
>    Hostname: motl-b1-link.telia.net
>    TTL: 248
>    AS Number: AS1299
>    AS Name: Telia Company AB
>    Country Name: Europe
>    Country Code: EU
>    Time Zone: Europe/Vaduz
> - #6: 31.8 ms
>    IP Address: 62.115.134.52
>    Hostname: nyk-bb4-link.telia.net
>    TTL: 247
>    AS Number: AS1299
>    AS Name: Telia Company AB
>    Country Name: Europe
>    Country Code: EU
>    Time Zone: Europe/Vaduz
> - #7: 47.7 ms
>    IP Address: 213.155.136.19
>    Hostname: chi-b21-link.telia.net
>    TTL: 246
>    AS Number: AS1299
>    AS Name: Telia Company AB
>    Country Name: Europe
>    Country Code: EU
>    Time Zone: Europe/Vaduz
> - #8: 89.7 ms
>    IP Address: 62.115.117.48
>    Hostname: sea-b1-link.telia.net
>    TTL: 245
>    AS Number: AS1299
>    AS Name: Telia Company AB
>    Country Name: Europe
>    Country Code: EU
>    Time Zone: Europe/Vaduz
> - #9: 90.7 ms
>    IP Address: 62.115.34.102
>    Hostname: amazon-ic-302508-sea-b1.c.telia.net
>    TTL: 244
>    AS Number: AS1299
>    AS Name: Telia Company AB
>    Country Name: Europe
>    Country Code: EU
>    Time Zone: Europe/Vaduz
> - #10: 86.3 ms
>    IP Address: 52.95.52.80
>    TTL: 239
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: Washington
>    City: Seattle
>    Latitude: 47.634
>    Longitude: -122.342
> - #11: 80.8 ms
>    IP Address: 52.95.52.97
>    TTL: 241
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: Washington
>    City: Seattle
>    Latitude: 47.634
>    Longitude: -122.342
> - #12: 86.1 ms
>    IP Address: 54.239.43.124
>    TTL: 240
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: Washington
>    City: Seattle
>    Latitude: 47.610
>    Longitude: -122.334
> - #13: 94.3 ms
>    IP Address: 52.93.13.12
>    TTL: 235
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: Oregon
>    City: Boardman
>    Latitude: 45.870
>    Longitude: -119.688
> - #14: 86.5 ms
>    IP Address: 52.93.12.249
>    TTL: 238
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: Oregon
>    City: Boardman
>    Latitude: 45.870
>    Longitude: -119.688
> - #15: 111.7 ms
>    IP Address: 52.93.12.140
>    TTL: 234
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: Oregon
>    City: Boardman
>    Latitude: 45.870
>    Longitude: -119.688
> - #16: 92.6 ms
>    IP Address: 52.93.12.173
>    TTL: 234
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: Oregon
>    City: Boardman
>    Latitude: 45.870
>    Longitude: -119.688
> - #17: 88.3 ms
>    IP Address: 52.93.15.217
>    TTL: 236
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: Oregon
>    City: Boardman
>    Latitude: 45.870
>    Longitude: -119.688
> - #18: N/A
>    TTL: 0
>
>
> We expected that trace to go straight East Coast / West Coast, but
> instead it went through Europe.
>
> For comparison, this is a trace also by same coworker to
> api.postmates.com, which was correctly routed on the shortest
> geographical path (more or less):
>
> Route
> - #1: 3.0 ms
>    IP Address: 192.168.1.1
>    Hostname: local
>    TTL: 64
> - #2: 29.0 ms
>    IP Address: 10.170.162.238
>    TTL: 50
> - #3: 17.9 ms
>    IP Address: 10.170.192.53
>    TTL: 250
> - #4: 19.7 ms
>    IP Address: 74.116.184.145
>    Hostname: 0.xe-11-1-0.er1.mtl7.ebox.ca
>    TTL: 249
>    AS Number: AS1403
>    AS Name: EBOX
>    Country Name: Canada
>    Country Code: CA
>    Time Zone: America/Toronto
>    Region: Quebec
>    City: Vieux-Saint-Laurent
>    Latitude: 45.475
>    Longitude: -73.696
> - #5: 17.7 ms
>    IP Address: 96.127.249.30
>    TTL: 248
>    AS Number: AS1403
>    AS Name: EBOX
>    Country Name: Canada
>    Country Code: CA
>    Time Zone: America/Toronto
>    Region: Quebec
>    City: Longueuil
>    Latitude: 45.518
>    Longitude: -73.502
> - #6: 18.0 ms
>    IP Address: 198.179.18.55
>    Hostname: cloudflare.peer.qix.ca
>    TTL: 247
>    Country Name: Canada
>    Country Code: CA
>    Time Zone: America/Toronto
>    Region: Quebec
>    City: Montreal
>    Latitude: 45.501
>    Longitude: -73.568
> - #7: 17.6 ms
>    IP Address: 104.16.42.25
>    Hostname: api.postmates.com
>    TTL: 55
>    AS Number: AS13335
>    AS Name: CloudFlare
>    Country Name: United States
>    Country Code: US
>    Time Zone: America/Los_Angeles
>    Region: California
>    City: San Francisco
>    Latitude: 37.770
>    Longitude: -122.393
>
>
> On 2017-04-28 17:05, Phillip McGuire wrote:
>> Hey Florin,
>>
>> Do you have a traceroute showing the issue? FYI, you can test against
>> any
>> of the IPs listed here under US-West-2, they all respond to ICMP
>> requests.
>>
>> http://ec2-reachability.amazonaws.com/
>>
>> -Phil
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 1:33 PM, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> On 2017-04-28 13:28, Niels Bakker wrote:
>>>
>>>> * florin at andrei.myip.org (Florin Andrei) [Fri 28 Apr 2017, 21:12
>>>> CEST]:
>>>>
>>>>> I've seen a few strange instances where IP addresses in the AWS
>>>>> us-west-2 region (Oregon) are routed through Europe if you start the
>>>>> traceroute from some providers in the northern East Coast (Quebec,
>>>>> New
>>>>> York). Any idea what's going on? I assume it's temporary.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Can you be a little bit more vague in your problem description?
>>>> While
>>>> ommitting the source networks from where you tried, you still
>>>> included
>>>> the destination.  The list expects better.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Sorry. Here's one source: 104.163.180.188
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Florin Andrei
>>> http://florin.myip.org/
>>>
>
> --
> Florin Andrei
> http://florin.myip.org/
>




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