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# 41780 23-Sep-2009 14:36
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Can anyone else on a vodafone/IHUG internet connection access www.mininova.org ?

I just get page timeouts - I can access it fine on my work PC (telstraclear) but not at home.




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  # 257824 23-Sep-2009 14:43
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Cue johnr to tell you that Vodafone does not censor the internet.

(Not sure what expletives, emoticons or punctuation he might use on this one).

Likely to be some sort of temporary routing issue upstream or temporary DNS issue or whatever.

tracert?







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  # 257825 23-Sep-2009 14:44
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works fine here on VF.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  

 
 
 
 


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  # 257829 23-Sep-2009 14:54

I'll jump in before John does.

Vodafone does not block/restrict/limit Mininova.

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Paul




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  # 257834 23-Sep-2009 15:07
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YES Vodafone blocks every single port on the inter webs your ports are ALL ours

Now I have to get back to the Big red fire wall and block some more ports what port next 80?

(PS the above is a joke)

John

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  # 257835 23-Sep-2009 15:09

Too late!




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# 257836 23-Sep-2009 15:10
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robjg63: Can anyone else on a vodafone/IHUG internet connection access www.mininova.org ?

I just get page timeouts - I can access it fine on my work PC (telstraclear) but not at home.


Have you tried a trace route from your home connection to www.mininova.org?


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# 257838 23-Sep-2009 15:11
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PaulBrislen: Too late!


Its my turn to work the big red fire wall stop hogging it

 
 
 
 


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  # 257839 23-Sep-2009 15:12

If you're on the firewall... who's in the black helicopter?

ZOMG!




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  # 257840 23-Sep-2009 15:15
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PaulBrislen: If you're on the firewall... who's in the black helicopter?

ZOMG!


You can have a turn in the black helicopter I will take the red one home

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  # 257841 23-Sep-2009 15:16

Sweet. You might find the red one needs cleaning. Big night last night.




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  # 257844 23-Sep-2009 15:27
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johnr: YES Vodafone blocks every single port on the inter webs your ports are ALL ours

Now I have to get back to the Big red fire wall and block some more ports what port next 80?

(PS the above is a joke)

John


All your port are belong to Vodafones?

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  # 257846 23-Sep-2009 15:28
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PaulBrislen: Too late!

But you were not as funny as John, so it doesn't count.







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  # 257848 23-Sep-2009 15:29

it's very true... Next time I'll leave it to him.

sigh.




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  # 257856 23-Sep-2009 15:46
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This is why I love geekzone - Thanks for all the replies. I wasnt accusing Vodafone - just wasnt sure what else might have been causing it... Sounds like its now gone to a support issue (for me).

I didnt initially mention that I can ping it (returns 87.233.147.140) which I believe is correct.

Here is the tracert for www.mininova.org:

Tracing route to mininova.org [87.233.147.140]

over a maximum of 30 hops:


1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms 10.1.1.1
2 46 ms 39 ms 40 ms lo1.akl-grafton-bras1.ihug.net [203.109.128.90] 
3 34 ms 35 ms 35 ms gi6-0-0.akl-grafton-edge1.ihug.net [203.109.143.101] 
4 36 ms 38 ms 36 ms gi5-0-0.akl-grafton-edge2.ihug.net [203.109.130.133] 
5 34 ms 36 ms 36 ms ip-static-202-147-45-73.asianetcom.net [202.147.45.73] 
6 37 ms 36 ms 34 ms ge-0-0-0-0.gw1.akl2.asianetcom.net [203.192.185.45] 
7 190 ms 188 ms 190 ms po7-1.gw2.sjc1.asianetcom.net [203.192.185.54] 
8 190 ms 187 ms 189 ms ge-11-3-1.mpr3.sjc7.us.above.net [64.125.13.101] 
9 189 ms 191 ms 191 ms xe-4-0-0.er1.sjc2.us.above.net [64.125.30.173] 
10 189 ms 189 ms 190 ms ge-3-1-0.mpr1.sjc2.us.above.net [64.125.28.18] 
11 247 ms 251 ms 253 ms so-1-0-0.mpr1.lga5.above.net [64.125.26.230] 
12 333 ms 334 ms 335 ms so-1-0-0.mpr1.ams1.nl.above.net [64.125.27.186] 
13 334 ms 333 ms 334 ms xe-3-0-0.er1.ams1.nl.above.net [64.125.28.94] 
14 363 ms 362 ms 357 ms k207.true.ams1.nl.above.net [94.31.0.74] 
15 354 ms 360 ms 356 ms 10ge-6-3.e600-2.ams7.true.nl [87.233.192.18] 
16 349 ms 349 ms 349 ms www.mininova.org [87.233.147.140] 

Trace complete.

My DNS settings are 203.109.129.67 and 203.109.253.43 (also tried an opendns server just for the hell of it). No difference - but then ping is resolving the IP.

I disabled the windows XP firewall and still no go.

The web browser (I have tried ie8, Opera 10 and Google chrome) all just hang there trying to connect - they all work fine on anything else I have tried.

I have Avira antivir - I tried deactivating the real time guard - no difference.

 

The message from ie (for many minutes) is "Waiting for http://www.mininova.org".

 

Maybe something in my router/modem blocking it - cant think what???????




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  # 257862 23-Sep-2009 16:00
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Well I guess I have to take it all back (Sorry Vodafone).

I had a quick peak at my modem settings - didnt change anything at all, but decided to do a reboot anyway (the turn it off and back on fix attempt) and now its working!

Very odd - it just decided to shoot down one site!!! ????

Thanks anyway - maybe I should have tried the power switch first!




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