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Topic # 103366 5-Jun-2012 21:44 Send private message

Hi,

I use this site to download legal files:

http://zombtracker.the-zomb.com/index.php

Also, i'm being blocked from using the tracker so have a couple of files mid-download and uTorrent can not communicate with the tracker.

This started about 2 weeks ago.  I thought that the site must have been down but today checked with someone using Vodafone and they could access it fine so i'm guessing it is Slingshot.

Is there anyway around this?

Thanks.

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  Reply # 636375 5-Jun-2012 21:49 Send private message

What DNS servers are you using?

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  Reply # 636376 5-Jun-2012 21:50 Send private message

Just checked, not working for me, Down for all or just me shows it as up and It can be accessed through proxies. I'm using Slingshots DNS Server, A friend of mine who is also with Slingshot can't access the address either. Pinging fails and the site can't be accessed via its ip address either.

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  Reply # 636377 5-Jun-2012 21:53

I can access the site on Slingshot, for what it's worth.

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  Reply # 636423 5-Jun-2012 22:53 Send private message

I can't access it either (AYCE, Slingshot DNS, cache supposedly disabled.)




rm *

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  Reply # 636426 5-Jun-2012 23:08 Send private message

alexcc: Just checked, not working for me, Down for all or just me shows it as up and It can be accessed through proxies. I'm using Slingshots DNS Server, A friend of mine who is also with Slingshot can't access the address either. Pinging fails and the site can't be accessed via its ip address either.


Forgot to mention, I'm on the AYCE Plan With Cache enabled.




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  Reply # 636429 5-Jun-2012 23:16

I'm not on AYCE (150GB with cache on), perhaps that's the difference?

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  Reply # 636430 5-Jun-2012 23:19

Tracing route to zombtracker.the-zomb.com [68.234.8.76]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 1 ms 1 ms 1 ms <redacted>
2 13 ms 13 ms 13 ms <redacted>
3 13 ms 13 ms 12 ms p85.pool-82.callplus.net.nz [202.180.82.85]
4 * 16 ms 13 ms vlan7-cpcak3-s1.tranzpeer.net [202.180.81.49]
5 13 ms 13 ms 13 ms 119-224-129-65.callplus.net.nz [119.224.129.65]

6 13 ms 12 ms 12 ms 119-224-129-66.callplus.net.nz [119.224.129.66]

7 23 ms 17 ms 16 ms x7-1-0-101.akbr5.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.2
34.61]
8 13 ms 13 ms 13 ms xe3-1-0.tkbr9.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.232.
74]
9 138 ms 138 ms 142 ms xe7-0-0.labr5.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.232.
18]
10 142 ms 142 ms 142 ms ae1-3.labr5.global-gateway.net.nz [203.96.120.93
]
11 148 ms 146 ms 146 ms ae0-3.lebr6.global-gateway.net.nz [203.96.120.86
]
12 152 ms 153 ms 152 ms 10gigabitethernet1-1.core1.phx1.he.net [72.52.92
.250]
13 174 ms 172 ms 172 ms 10gigabitethernet1-3.core1.dal1.he.net [72.52.92
.254]
14 218 ms 218 ms 211 ms 10gigabitethernet1-3.core1.mia1.he.net [184.105.
222.30]
15 206 ms 229 ms 206 ms lafrance-internet-services-inc.gigabitethernet2-
11.core1.mia1.he.net [209.51.161.218]
16 214 ms 221 ms 214 ms 204.140.16.114
17 212 ms 210 ms 206 ms reverse.aeori.com [68.234.8.76]

Trace complete.

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  Reply # 636431 5-Jun-2012 23:20 Send private message

KevinL: I'm not on AYCE (150GB with cache on), perhaps that's the difference?


Just got another friend with slingshot to try and access the site with a capped plan and it works for him. Like you said, looks like it's an issue withy only AYCE customers

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  Reply # 636435 5-Jun-2012 23:57 Send private message

Can someone PM the Slingshot user with their account details, I think I know what this is...
Don't PM me I don't often come here no time...




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Nebukadnessar
ISP: Slingshot (250gb Rollover) - Better Network
Speed: 37/3 VDSL MSAN (tester)




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  Reply # 636499 6-Jun-2012 09:43 Send private message

Thanks for the responses - much appreciated.

My modem is set to get DNS automatically from the ISP.

I'm on a 50GB capped plan.

The trace route gives this:
C:\>tracert 68.234.8.76

Tracing route to reverse.aeori.com [68.234.8.76] over a maximum of 30 hops:

1    <1 ms     1 ms    <1 ms  192.168.0.1
2    35 ms    35 ms    34 ms  <removed>
3    35 ms    36 ms    35 ms  p85.pool-82.callplus.net.nz [202.180.82.85]
4    36 ms    36 ms    34 ms  vlan7-cpcak3-s1.tranzpeer.net [202.180.81.49]
5    35 ms    35 ms    35 ms  119-224-129-65.callplus.net.nz [119.224.129.65]
6    36 ms    35 ms    34 ms  119-224-129-66.callplus.net.nz [119.224.129.66]
7    36 ms    35 ms    35 ms  x7-1-0-101.akbr5.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.2 34.61]
8    36 ms    35 ms    35 ms  xe3-1-0.tkbr9.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.232. 74]
9   165 ms   165 ms   165 ms  ae2-3.labr5.global-gateway.net.nz [203.96.120.14 2]
10   169 ms   170 ms   170 ms  ae1-3.labr5.global-gateway.net.nz [203.96.120.93 ]
11   168 ms   161 ms   167 ms  10gigabitethernet1-3.core1.lax1.he.net [206.223. 123.37]
12   163 ms   163 ms   170 ms  10gigabitethernet1-3.core1.lax1.he.net [206.223. 123.37]
13   178 ms   178 ms   179 ms  10gigabitethernet1-1.core1.phx1.he.net [72.52.92 .250]
14   204 ms   204 ms   231 ms  10gigabitethernet1-3.core1.mia1.he.net [184.105. 222.30]
15   228 ms   228 ms   229 ms  lafrance-internet-services-inc.gigabitethernet2- 11.core1.mia1.he.net [209.51.161.218]
16   242 ms   242 ms   243 ms  204.140.16.114
17   239 ms   242 ms   241 ms  204.140.16.114
18     *        *        *     Request timed out.
19     *        *        *     Request timed out.
20     *        *        *     Request timed out.
21  ^C
C:\>



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  Reply # 636501 6-Jun-2012 09:45 Send private message

Is there any way around this?



Nebbie: Can someone PM the Slingshot user with their account details, I think I know what this is...
Don't PM me I don't often come here no time...


I don't quite understand what you're saying.


THanks

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  Reply # 636508 6-Jun-2012 10:00 Send private message

there is a slingshot user in the geekzone forums, if you send them a PM they will look into it



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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 636511 6-Jun-2012 10:04 Send private message

Solved:  I had caching turned off because with it on I couldn't update Origin (required for BF3).  I turned caching back on and i now have access to the site.

Thanks everyone for your input.

Cheers,

Tim

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  Reply # 636513 6-Jun-2012 10:08 Send private message

Hi guys,

If you are still having an issue can you please PM me? If resolved, thats great.

Caching is advised to be left on unless there is a specific reason to have it turned off. I.E Web design.

Thanks
Ben




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