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

Florin Andrei florin at andrei.myip.org
Mon May 1 23:25:01 UTC 2017


That's embarrassing. Thanks for opening my eyes.

Sorry for wasting everyone's time.


On 2017-05-01 11:34, Nikolas Geyer wrote:
> It hasn't gone through Europe, it's just most of Telia's IP space will
> return a geolocation of Europe. The trace provided goes to New York,
> Chicago then Seattle.
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On 1 May 2017, at 2:10 pm, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> 
>> wrote:
>> 
>> 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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