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Ultimate Geek


# 111291 29-Oct-2012 19:56
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Hey guys,

Just wondering if anyone else is having issues with Slingshot tonight. I noticed Imgur was taking a long time to load earlier, but now no images from are loading and as of writing I couldn't load Geekzone over my ADSL. Tethered iPhone? No problems.

I'm on the AYCE plan, restarted modem and Airports to no avail. Also happening on my iMac when I plug it straight into the modem.


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Ultimate Geek


  # 708654 29-Oct-2012 20:03
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Seems to be limited to HTTP as is replying to pings (mostly) fine. I can also access Geekzone fine through my Sixxs IPv6 tunnel. Unimpressed.


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Ultimate Geek

  # 708658 29-Oct-2012 20:05
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I am having big problems. In fact, I can only access this site using TunnelBear VPS.

I can't connect to, or even

Have rebooted modem but no better


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Ultimate Geek


  # 708662 29-Oct-2012 20:09
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Yep. I can't get to, but can get to


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Ultimate Geek

  # 708664 29-Oct-2012 20:12
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Have tried changing DNS on my mac to but no change.

BTW im on the 100GB plan.

Why aren't I on Telstra cable I will never know

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Ultimate Geek


  # 708665 29-Oct-2012 20:17
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Seems like I can't get to most CloudFlare sites from Slingshot. I would say this looks like a CF issue (GZ appear to be behind them) but I still can't load iCloud or load any images from Amazon's CDN.


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Ultimate Geek


  # 708680 29-Oct-2012 20:36
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Aaaand everything's back to normal. :/


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Uber Geek

  # 708684 29-Oct-2012 20:40
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Yep had the same problems and everything is fine now


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Uber Geek


  # 708811 29-Oct-2012 23:42
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Have DNS issues at the moment.

Timing out resolving - snap router is resolving fine. Friend who I let use my seedbox had issues connecting to it and is on slingshot too.


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Ultimate Geek


  # 709250 30-Oct-2012 16:29
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Hi Guys

Are you able to provide some traceroutes?

bevin@NebbieLAN-Node01:~$ traceroute
traceroute to (, 30 hops max, 60 byte packets
 1  NebbieLAN-R1 (  10.259 ms  10.686 ms  12.973 ms
 2 (  17.222 ms  18.898 ms  20.646 ms
 3 (  24.383 ms  24.785 ms  25.186 ms
 4 (  25.545 ms  25.955 ms  26.367 ms
 5 (  22.338 ms  23.155 ms  23.560 ms
 6 (  47.267 ms  39.677 ms  40.308 ms
 7 (  39.492 ms  39.321 ms  39.061 ms
 8 (  41.390 ms  42.406 ms  42.831 ms

I happen to notice that GZ is hosted via Equinix peering.... I'm wondering if this is happening to slingshot becuase of direct peering with Equinix.



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  # 709325 30-Oct-2012 18:13
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Traceroutes and pings were working fine, all of the sites I had issues with hopped through Equinix though.


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