[AusNOG] High latency between TPG and Vocus - Victoria
roy at racs.com.au
Tue Aug 25 17:05:28 EST 2020
Forgot to link WinMTR for you:
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On Tue, 25 Aug 2020 at 16:58, Roy Adams <roy at racs.com.au> wrote:
> Hi Giles,
> Using ICMP traces to measure traffic loss is fraught with danger due to
> intermediate routers dropping unimportant traffic like ICMP.
> Drawing conclusions regarding packet loss also requires noting the same or
> higher degree of packet loss further down the trace, among many other
> factors (see further below)
> A double end trace (one initiated form each end) is required from
> 220.127.116.11 to 18.104.22.168, and also from 22.214.171.124 to
> This could well show that the trace in each direction follows a different
> path - i.e. asymmetric routing.
> mtr / WinMTR is a more reliable tool to do the above - you will need mtr
> profiles from each end to start painting a better picture.
> Some light reading on understanding traceroutes in general, well worth the
> I hope the above is of use.
> Here in the Philippines, we have learned some hard lessons about making
> assumptions about traffic loss.
> ROY ADAMS* | *P 07 3040 5010 | Web: http://www.racs.com.au/ | Wiki:
> https://ex.racs.com.au:444/ | eMail: mailto:roy at racs.com.au
> <roy at racs.com.au>
> A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events,
> and outcomes.
> If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait
> until you hire an amateur - Red Adair.
> Life is a journey through a series of adventures... Live them, love them,
> hate them, but never give up on your dreams, desires, and goals.
> Have you been good today? ಠ_ಠ
> On Tue, 25 Aug 2020 at 16:42, Giles Pollock <glp71s at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Not sure if anyone else is enjoying this experience, but I've seen a few
>> occasions where there seems to be degradation between TPG and Vocus in
>> Victoria. Pings go up by between 50-100ms with about 15% packet loss along
>> the way.
>> 4 5 ms 6 ms 5 ms 10.20.22.139
>> 5 6 ms 6 ms 6 ms 27-32-160-196.static.tpgi.com.au
>> 6 6 ms 6 ms 6 ms 203-219-107-206.static.tpgi.com.au
>> 7 69 ms 67 ms 69 ms 126.96.36.199
>> 8 * * * Request timed out.
>> 9 * * * Request timed out.
>> 10 68 ms 68 ms 68 ms 188.8.131.52
>> 11 73 ms 72 ms 72 ms 184.108.40.206
>> Seen it come and go a few times over the last few weeks too. Makes
>> working from home a bit of a pain when remote sessions keep getting punted
>> out due to the packet loss!
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