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Topic # 236223 24-May-2018 11:38
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i've been noticing some Cloudflare IP's have been routing to japan instead of closer AU nodes anyone else on Spark noticed this?

 

 

 

these IP's for example: 104.27.143.66 - 104.18.48.190 

 

 

while geekzones CF IP: 104.24.2.14 (updated IP was incorrect) routes perfectly.

 





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  Reply # 2021732 24-May-2018 11:48
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What do traceroutes to affected vs unaffected IPs look like?



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  Reply # 2021739 24-May-2018 11:57
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yitz: What do traceroutes to affected vs unaffected IPs look like?

 

 

 

updated post to include screenshots of routes.





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  Reply # 2021741 24-May-2018 11:57
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Spark doesn't "Peer" and Cloudflare won't buy sparks domestic transit product.

 

So traffic will go via AU.




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  Reply # 2021746 24-May-2018 11:59
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Sounddude:

 

Spark doesn't "Peer" and Cloudflare won't buy sparks domestic transit product.

 

So traffic will go via AU.

 

 

yeah i understand that but for some reason some IP's are routing going to japan.





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  Reply # 2021756 24-May-2018 12:17
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Cheaper transit via Japan then

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  Reply # 2021780 24-May-2018 12:39
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l43a2:

 

i've been noticing some Cloudflare IP's have been routing to japan instead of closer AU nodes anyone else on Spark noticed this?

 

 

Not sure if it is related, but Cloudflare do not route sites hosting with a free Cloudflare accounts on some Aussie telcos (Telstra and Optus) to the Australian servers due to high transit costs. https://blog.cloudflare.com/bandwidth-costs-around-the-world/ 


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  Reply # 2021781 24-May-2018 12:43
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Must be a recent thing because my own site was going via Aus now it's going via Tokyo, as is @michaelmurfy's

 

traceroute: Warning: murfy.nz has multiple addresses; using 104.18.49.190
traceroute to murfy.nz (104.18.49.190), 64 hops max, 52 byte packets
1 switch.svi10.lan (192.168.10.254) 2.640 ms 4.010 ms 4.997 ms
2 router (192.168.1.1) 1.261 ms 1.462 ms 1.088 ms
3 * * *
4 * * *
5 ae8-10.akbr6.global-gateway.net.nz (122.56.116.5) 11.395 ms 11.793 ms 11.562 ms
6 ae7-2.akbr7.global-gateway.net.nz (122.56.119.53) 13.016 ms 11.583 ms 11.072 ms
7 xe5-0-5.sgbr3.global-gateway.net.nz (122.56.127.190) 35.718 ms
122.56.119.18 (122.56.119.18) 36.354 ms
xe0-0-1.sgbr3.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.232.110) 35.750 ms
8 ae2-10.sgbr4.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.232.246) 37.850 ms 36.429 ms 39.067 ms
9 ae-13.r21.sydnau03.au.bb.gin.ntt.net (103.13.80.125) 34.755 ms 35.457 ms 40.248 ms
10 ae-11.r31.tokyjp05.jp.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.5.34) 149.949 ms 148.128 ms 147.752 ms
11 ae-3.r00.tokyjp08.jp.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.6.129) 148.199 ms
ae-3.r01.tokyjp08.jp.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.6.133) 148.260 ms
ae-3.r00.tokyjp08.jp.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.6.129) 147.578 ms
12 ae-2.a00.tokyjp03.jp.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.5.55) 152.031 ms 148.975 ms
ae-1.a00.tokyjp03.jp.bb.gin.ntt.net (129.250.5.51) 150.109 ms
13 ae-0.cloudflare.tokyjp03.jp.bb.gin.ntt.net (117.103.177.182) 196.249 ms 197.489 ms 195.319 ms
14 104.18.49.190 (104.18.49.190) 196.829 ms 195.389 ms 195.970 ms


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  Reply # 2021797 24-May-2018 12:47
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nas:

 

Must be a recent thing because my own site was going via Aus now it's going via Tokyo, as is @michaelmurfy's

 

 

The joys of using an ISP that peers properly (2 degrees)

 

$ traceroute6 murfy.nz
traceroute to (2400:cb00:2048:1::6812:31be) from 2406:e001:1:9e01:96c6:91ff:fe10:2c5c, 30 hops max, 24 byte packets
1 [router]  0.884 ms 0.433 ms 0.415 ms
2 2406:e000:2801:c::1 (2406:e000:2801:c::1) 1.616 ms 1.324 ms 1.025 ms
3 snap.ape.nzix.net (2001:7fa:4:c0cb::9a78) 12.129 ms 12.959 ms 13.366 ms
4 cloudflare.ape.nzix.net (2001:7fa:4:c0cb::9a33) 12.922 ms 12.137 ms 12.236 ms
5 2400:cb00:46:1024::c629:ed5b (2400:cb00:46:1024::c629:ed5b) 12.234 ms 12.672 ms 12.244 ms


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  Reply # 2021798 24-May-2018 12:48
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Yeah, I get Spark services with the staff discount (wife works for Spark) otherwise I'd be using 2degs


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  Reply # 2021800 24-May-2018 12:52
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stinger:

The joys of using an ISP that peers properly (2 degrees)

 

Nice, does IPv4 get handed off in NZ too?

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  Reply # 2021803 24-May-2018 12:58
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yitz:
stinger:

 

The joys of using an ISP that peers properly (2 degrees)

 

Nice, does IPv4 get handed off in NZ too?

 

Of course :)

 

$ traceroute -4 murfy.nz
traceroute to murfy.nz (104.18.49.190), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
1 [router] 0.377 ms 0.427 ms 0.647 ms
2 69.7.69.111.static.snap.net.nz (111.69.7.69) 6.769 ms 6.788 ms 6.831 ms
3 snap1.ape.nzix.net (192.203.154.120) 14.435 ms 14.447 ms 14.396 ms
4 cloudflare.ape.nzix.net (192.203.154.51) 15.192 ms 15.119 ms 16.078 ms
5 104.18.49.190 (104.18.49.190) 16.794 ms 18.707 ms 18.613 ms


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  Reply # 2022015 24-May-2018 18:58
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stinger:

 

The joys of using an ISP that peers properly (2 degrees)

 

 

I hear you :) (Slingshot)

 

$ traceroute murfy.nz
traceroute to murfy.nz (104.18.49.190), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
1 *** my router
2 v1.cpcch-ric-bng1.tranzpeer.net (101.98.0.113) 12.830 ms 13.104 ms 13.856 ms
3 callplus1.ape.nzix.net (192.203.154.46) 26.298 ms 26.761 ms 27.908 ms
4 cloudflare.ape.nzix.net (192.203.154.51) 28.954 ms 28.541 ms 28.866 ms
5 104.18.49.190 (104.18.49.190) 29.395 ms 29.871 ms 29.987 ms

 

 


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