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Topic # 26986 9-Oct-2008 13:54
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Getting really bad latency to some australian servers, whereas i usually average about 40-60 for sydney and up to 100 for other parts of australia.

One example is a server i used to get 90 to (quite high for a sydney server) located at 202.60.88.4. About a month or two ago, this became 200, and as of this week has now increased to around 280, spiking to 300. As a comparison i get as low as 150 to west coast USA and as low as 350 to parts europe, and around 12 to auckland (from hamilton).
Note this is not the only server with huge ping, just an example.

Tracing route to 202.60.88.4 over a maximum of 30 hops

  1     1 ms    <1 ms    <1 ms  RTA1025W [192.168.1.1]
  2    21 ms    22 ms    16 ms  218.101.61.22
  3    14 ms    15 ms    14 ms  218.101.61.161
  4    14 ms    14 ms    14 ms  ge-0-2-0-1.xcore1.acld.telstraclear.net [203.98.50.251]
  5    15 ms    14 ms    14 ms  203.167.233.10
  6    39 ms    39 ms    38 ms  i-7-1.syd-core01.net.reach.com [202.84.142.137]
  7    39 ms    39 ms    39 ms  i-3-0.syd-core03.net.reach.com [202.84.249.14]
  8    39 ms    41 ms    39 ms  static.net.reach.com [202.84.221.86]
  9   203 ms   203 ms   203 ms  i-6-6.wwh-core02.net.reach.com [202.84.140.101]
 10   296 ms   285 ms   286 ms  static.net.reach.com [202.84.153.113]
 11   281 ms   287 ms   288 ms  teleglobe2-RGE.hkix.net [202.40.161.224]
 12   281 ms   281 ms   282 ms  if-11-0-0-31.core3.HK2-HongKong.as6453.net [116.0.82.17]
 13   346 ms   341 ms   342 ms  if-5-0-0.core1.TV2-Tokyo.as6453.net [116.0.82.2]
 14   438 ms   439 ms   440 ms  if-2-2.core1.M3H-Sydney.as6453.net [216.6.109.101]
 15   477 ms   477 ms   477 ms  ix-1-204.core1.M3H-Sydney.as6453.net [216.6.43.14]
 16   483 ms   492 ms   490 ms  121.200.224.22
 17   483 ms   481 ms   483 ms  c-20410-VAIES-400-010.cust.nxg.net.au [121.200.227.18]
 18   250 ms   247 ms   246 ms  202.60.88.4

Trace complete.

Obviously via tokyo is not the shortest route.
202.60.65.237 is another example of a server with stupidly high ping, which also takes the same route to get to australia.

Anyone else been having issues? Can someone else try a trace? This is concerning because our main reason for joing PDQ w/o interleaving was to decrease latency, and 2 months ago everything was perfect, so something's changed, then got worse.

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  Reply # 170198 9-Oct-2008 16:15
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TCL have some very strange routing, particularly to Australia. There have been quite a few posts about this on here in the past.

Traffic to my VoIP provider (iax.faktortel.com.au) goes via Los Angeles and San Jose and then back to Sydney!

Why Telstra do this for LCR when they have their own connection between NZ and Aussie really refies logic!



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  Reply # 170206 9-Oct-2008 16:46
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Just tried the same server here at work, we are on TCL dsl based in blenheim cbd.. 301ms to your first server, taking the hong kong/tokyo router.. with 21 hops compared to your 18



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  Reply # 170221 9-Oct-2008 17:17
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sbiddle: TCL have some very strange routing, particularly to Australia. There have been quite a few posts about this on here in the past.

Traffic to my VoIP provider (iax.faktortel.com.au) goes via Los Angeles and San Jose and then back to Sydney!

Why Telstra do this for LCR when they have their own connection between NZ and Aussie really refies logic!



I can partially understand going through asia, as annoying as it is, but going to the USA and back? At least that ones only 180 ping for me, which would be okay for voip.

I'd really like to hear some answers - i wish this couldve been in the CEO interview! Hopefully they dont just give crap responses like xnet do with 'play on national servers' and the like.

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  Reply # 170244 9-Oct-2008 19:19
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Don't get me started... I took a screenshot last night of my 10mbit cable running a tad over dial-up speed and a ping of 161 (or something) to wellington when my last speedtest was 8110 or something with a ping of 41 to melbourne!

Will post it when I fire up my laptop later.

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  Reply # 170259 9-Oct-2008 19:36
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purely for comparison purposes heres my tracert from home.. (xtra dsl connection). No unesicary hop to hongkong / tokyo on here..
Tracing route to 202.60.88.4 over a maximum of 30 hops

1 1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 192.168.1.1
2 48 ms 45 ms 48 ms 125-237-56-1.jetstream.xtra.co.nz [125.237.56.1]

3 * * * Request timed out.
4 59 ms 59 ms 58 ms xe6-0-0-10.akbr5.global-gateway.net.nz [202.37.2
44.221]
5 59 ms 57 ms 59 ms xe0-0-0-2.akbr4.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.23
2.77]
6 81 ms 82 ms 81 ms so2-1-1.sybr7.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.232.
10]
7 83 ms 81 ms 81 ms xe2-0-0-2.sybr5.global-gateway.net.nz [202.50.23
2.246]
8 83 ms 83 ms 81 ms 202.50.238.214
9 83 ms 83 ms 82 ms gigabitethernet0-1.cor2.hay.connect.com.au [203.
63.217.5]
10 82 ms 85 ms * UEC138815-5.gw.connect.com.au [203.63.130.5]
11 84 ms 85 ms 83 ms 3804.Gi0-1.mil100-cs1-br1.cla55 [218.185.63.6]
12 98 ms 98 ms 97 ms 10265.at2-0.ade102-cs2.uecomm.net.au [218.185.30
.118]
13 100 ms 99 ms 114 ms 10228.atm2-0.ade102-cs1.uecomm.net.au [203.94.19
1.89]
14 99 ms 99 ms 99 ms 203.94.189.114
15 99 ms 101 ms 97 ms 202.60.88.4

Trace complete.



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Well the first server i mentioned is fixed. 50 ping, which is great and normal.

But heres yet another aussie server with stupidly high ping. Arghhh.
A fix would be nice if you're reading this TCL staff - you seemed to fix the last one.

Tracing route to new.ds4508.com [202.125.47.198]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

  1     1 ms    <1 ms    <1 ms  RTA1025W [192.168.1.1]
  2    16 ms    16 ms    15 ms  218.101.61.22
  3    15 ms    14 ms    14 ms  218.101.61.161
  4    30 ms    14 ms    14 ms  ge-0-2-0-1.xcore1.acld.telstraclear.net [203.98.
50.251]
  5   154 ms   156 ms   153 ms  203.21.25.233
  6   152 ms   153 ms   152 ms  so-3-0-0.XR2.AKL1.ALTER.NET [210.80.38.149]
  7   397 ms   404 ms   410 ms  so-3-0-0.BR1.AKL1.ALTER.NET [210.80.38.138]
  8   414 ms   439 ms   437 ms  atm3-1-0-2.sn1.optus.net.au [202.139.18.17]
  9   480 ms   614 ms   613 ms  61.88.240.113
 10   542 ms   500 ms   497 ms  61.88.240.113
 11   565 ms   562 ms   554 ms  61.88.151.54
 12     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 13   304 ms   299 ms   296 ms  new.ds4508.com [202.125.47.198]

Trace complete.

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