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Topic # 112045 24-Nov-2012 10:37
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Anyone else having trouble accessing certain international sites on VFNZ? 

I can't get through to Dropbox.com, Twitter.com and a few other international sites using fixed or mobile broadband from Vodafone.

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  Reply # 722204 24-Nov-2012 10:46
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Same here, other websites are fine, just can't get to twitter or Dropbox.

Via telecom XT, I can reach those sites fine.

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  Reply # 722210 24-Nov-2012 10:57
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Seems to be the same problem today, Twitter not accessible for example.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 722211 24-Nov-2012 11:04
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Same here... ICONZ as the ISP

Seemed to have lost all International for a while, some of it seems to have come back now.

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  Reply # 722212 24-Nov-2012 11:06
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Yep down for me too (Auckland). Tried to submit a report here: http://www.geekzone.co.nz/FaultByISP.asp but can't login for some reason.


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  Reply # 722214 24-Nov-2012 11:09
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Same here.  I called the VF helpdesk but they weren't aware of any issue (I didn't try to push it as I thought the issue may have been on my end).

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  Reply # 722220 24-Nov-2012 11:34
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Vocus is having issues getting to the US. It's a known issue, they're working on it.
(Before anyone asks, it's not related to SXC, AFAIK)

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  Reply # 722223 24-Nov-2012 11:36
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ICONZ, Unleash and others affected. Usually help desk people have no visibility into problems (yes telcos are bad at communicating, who would've thought).




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  Reply # 722226 24-Nov-2012 11:47
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To see if the site you're trying to get to is unreachable because of vocus, do a traceroute/winmtr/mtr to it. If the last hop you can see is a VOCUS host, it's this current issue.

To get around it, use a proxy/VPN you can get to via !VOCUS.

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  Reply # 722248 24-Nov-2012 12:20
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Hi everyone

Our faults team have received a few examples and they're looking into it now. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Cheers

Dylan

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  Reply # 722253 24-Nov-2012 12:33
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iTunes store not loading in iTunes also, it will via vpn though

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  Reply # 722259 24-Nov-2012 12:39
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Yeah, www.androidpolice.com and www.anandtech.com aren't working at the moment.

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  Reply # 722281 24-Nov-2012 13:34
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Everything should be working again now. There was an issue with an upstream provider, all sorted.

Really appreciate the examples you guys provided and your patience!

Thanks

Dylan

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  Reply # 722307 24-Nov-2012 14:52
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It still seems pretty flakey for me. Mostly just random sites though. The big ones seem to work but anything smaller like http://www.thegridsystem.org/ won't resolve.

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