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Topic # 7849 15-May-2006 18:43

Well my connection just started working again after a ~20 minute outage.
This happen to anyone else too? It has at least affected christchurch's Xtra and bitstream




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  Reply # 35791 15-May-2006 18:52

Looks like Xtra's DNS is still down.
Right now I'm pretty glad I setup bind to use orsn root servers ;-)




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  Reply # 35794 15-May-2006 19:00
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I don't think anyone else has made it online yet ;-) (yippie for woosh)

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  Reply # 35797 15-May-2006 19:13

it looks like 202.27.158.40, 202.27.156.72, alien & terminator are not digging records from other DNS servers.

This would be a good time to advertise the Open Root Server Network (orsn.org). It is a DNS root server network independant of the 'American' Internet. Simple to use too. You replace your root.hints file with orsn.hints that you download from their website.




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Reply # 35798 15-May-2006 19:21
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Xtra DNS seems to be down still..... was affecting my partners laptop and will no doubt hurt the flatmates one (real big loss).

I wasn't affected as I had a DNS server running here :)




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  Reply # 35800 15-May-2006 19:42
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This google cache:
http://66.102.7.104/search?q=cache:TsqI1-2vAwMJ:www.xtra.co.nz/help/+xtra+outage&hl=en&gl=nz&ct=clnk&cd=1

shows that thre was a 'scheduled outage' between 8pm and 2am today/tomorrow.

current live page says all is ok.
http://www.xtra.co.nz/help/

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  Reply # 35801 15-May-2006 19:43
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Is it still down? 7.42pm in Hamilton on Xtra BB - working fine, but I just got home so dont know if it has just come on or I not affected by this outage.




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  Reply # 35802 15-May-2006 19:52
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Man XTRA piss me off... they have a huge outage like this and dont mention anything on their help page... EVERYTHING SI RUNNING FINE....... how hard is it for them to update that with a message!!

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Reply # 35803 15-May-2006 20:29
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The person that updates the webpage probably has an Xtra BB connection that isn't working!

Hahahahahahha

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  Reply # 35805 15-May-2006 20:50
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ljbade: This google cache:
http://66.102.7.104/search?q=cache:TsqI1-2vAwMJ:www.xtra.co.nz/help/+xtra+outage&hl=en&gl=nz&ct=clnk&cd=1

shows that thre was a 'scheduled outage' between 8pm and 2am today/tomorrow.

current live page says all is ok.
http://www.xtra.co.nz/help/


Nope, the dates given on that link say the outage was for 2 nights ago...

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  Reply # 35806 15-May-2006 20:52
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Can anyone actually connect to the xtra website because I can't?




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  Reply # 35808 15-May-2006 21:05
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Yep, i can

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  Reply # 35810 15-May-2006 21:25

Good evening Gentlemen,

I cannot connect to the internet with Xtra so I am using my 3G mobile (Vodafone rulez!).

If you call 0800 22 55 98 then there's an automated message telling about the NATIONWIDE outage.
Here you go Telecom. Just great. No internet for 80 dollar.

After the Sky Tv misery, it's just another happy day with a NZ giant operator.




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Reply # 35811 15-May-2006 21:29

This is Telecom's answer for the unbundling action of the Governement.. :)




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  Reply # 35814 15-May-2006 22:18
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Well xtra is just now back up and running. That was a real pain in the @ss

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