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  Reply # 988030 15-Feb-2014 22:38
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out of curiosity, i wondered if different name server on ns2/ns3 compared to ns1.  it seems that ns1 is older version of bind - 9.7.0-P1 and ns2,ns3 are 9.8.1-P1.



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  Reply # 988033 15-Feb-2014 22:58
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FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7360
FRITZ!OS 05.51
Firmware version: 124.05.51
Changed DNS servers just now and will see how it goes.

****UPDATE****

The problems of slow or non loading sites still occur after changing the DNS servers to those suggested by 'The Ralph'. The main sites that I constantly have issue with are Facebook, Youtube (wont play video's), Geekzone/Forums and Google+

I also have the added problem of not being able to resolve any sites at all if I turn off IPv6.

All of these problems have only been evident for about 3 days. Everything before that was fine.




 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 988048 16-Feb-2014 00:02
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cjmchch: 
All of these problems have only been evident for about 3 days. Everything before that was fine.


Have you tried changing to Google or OpenDNS name servers? To me OpenDNS seems to work quite a lot better than Snap's servers.




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  Reply # 988054 16-Feb-2014 00:29
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jarledb:
cjmchch: 
All of these problems have only been evident for about 3 days. Everything before that was fine.


Have you tried changing to Google or OpenDNS name servers? To me OpenDNS seems to work quite a lot better than Snap's servers.


personally ild prefer to use snaps, and roll back on a public dns..




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  Reply # 988055 16-Feb-2014 00:30
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hio77:
personally ild prefer to use snaps, and roll back on a public dns..


Any special reason for that?




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  Reply # 988056 16-Feb-2014 00:31
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jarledb:
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personally ild prefer to use snaps, and roll back on a public dns..


Any special reason for that?


cache/ local content servers for starters...




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  Reply # 988057 16-Feb-2014 00:35
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cache/ local content servers for starters...


Ah yes, that is a good reason.

But will test with OpenDNS and hope that Snap fixes its DNS servers (or I hear their "fix" works for others).

Was just getting too frustrating using the internet here with DNS failing time and time again.




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  Reply # 988058 16-Feb-2014 00:37
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band-aid fixes never are great.




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  Reply # 988059 16-Feb-2014 01:15
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I'm using the following for v4 and v6 DNS and haven't noticed any DNS problems:

ipv6_dns=2406:e000::100 2406:e000::200 2001:4860:4860::8888
wan_dns=202.37.101.1 202.37.101.2 8.8.8.8

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  Reply # 988061 16-Feb-2014 01:17
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Lorenceo: I'm using the following for v4 and v6 DNS and haven't noticed any DNS problems:

ipv6_dns=2406:e000::100 2406:e000::200 2001:4860:4860::8888
wan_dns=202.37.101.1 202.37.101.2 8.8.8.8


considering the fallback to google dns, probably covering failures..




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  Reply # 988088 16-Feb-2014 08:43
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cjmchch: Fibre
Christchurch

Plan 200/50

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7360
FRITZ!OS 05.51
Firmware version: 124.05.51
Changed DNS servers just now and will see how it goes.

****UPDATE****

The problems of slow or non loading sites still occur after changing the DNS servers to those suggested by 'The Ralph'. The main sites that I constantly have issue with are Facebook, Youtube (wont play video's), Geekzone/Forums and Google+

I also have the added problem of not being able to resolve any sites at all if I turn off IPv6.

All of these problems have only been evident for about 3 days. Everything before that was fine.


What OS and browser are you using? If it's a Mac or you use Chrome or Mozilla you could disabling DNS prefetching. This is something that can cause no end of problems.



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  Reply # 988111 16-Feb-2014 09:37
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cjmchch: Fibre
Christchurch

Plan 200/50

FRITZ!Box Fon WLAN 7360
FRITZ!OS 05.51
Firmware version: 124.05.51
Changed DNS servers just now and will see how it goes.

****UPDATE****

The problems of slow or non loading sites still occur after changing the DNS servers to those suggested by 'The Ralph'. The main sites that I constantly have issue with are Facebook, Youtube (wont play video's), Geekzone/Forums and Google+

I also have the added problem of not being able to resolve any sites at all if I turn off IPv6.

All of these problems have only been evident for about 3 days. Everything before that was fine.


What OS and browser are you using? If it's a Mac or you use Chrome or Mozilla you could disabling DNS prefetching. This is something that can cause no end of problems.




Chrome: Version 32.0.1700.107 m - already have DNS prefetch turned off.
It also happens in Mozilla and also IE.

The difficulty for me is that I have a couple of extra layers in my connection to the net due to running a SNAP test bench here which is also connected to another layer back at SNAP. Changes I make at this end therefore may have no bearing on what I end up with.

I'm still getting the slow site loads this morning with some sites timing out.





 

 

 


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  Reply # 988136 16-Feb-2014 11:09
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Here's a sample of what I am experiencing.

Time to load full page to http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums/asp? Each red dot indicates a timeout which is set to 60sec.



Time to load full page to https://www.facebook.com





 

 

 


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  Reply # 988152 16-Feb-2014 11:44
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how do you generate those cjm?  can you break down to dns, first byte loaded etc?

fwiw, i used to do testing with google chrome, and i found some sites didn't seem to reload reliably on telstarclear and xtra, but i also found some modems bug out if you request too many pages such as when benchmarking 20 sites 10 times each.  from memory though it tended to be ad and cdn type things.



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Looks like this is still an issue today, and is not restricted to international traffic - tests run just now; although I am a bit puzzled why my router is taking so long to respond at times..

Pinging www.trademe.co.nz [202.162.72.2] with 32 bytes of data:

Ping statistics for 202.162.73.2:
Packets: Sent = 145, Received = 139, Lost = 6 (4% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 6ms, Maximum = 3636ms, Average = 1163ms

Tracing route to www.trademe.co.nz [202.162.73.2]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 1 ms 2 ms 121 ms 192.168.1.1
2 * 1760 ms 1702 ms 16.17.69.111.static.snap.net.nz [111.69.17.16]
3 1565 ms 745 ms 963 ms 54.32.69.111.static.snap.net.nz [111.69.32.54]
4 2194 ms 2029 ms 1566 ms 137.33.69.111.static.snap.net.nz [111.69.33.137]
5 1311 ms 909 ms 1202 ms 138.33.69.111.static.snap.net.nz [111.69.33.138]
6 1879 ms 2264 ms 2022 ms 203.57.145.139
7 2652 ms 1265 ms 842 ms www.trademe.co.nz [202.162.73.2]

*****

Pinging www.google.com [74.125.237.180] with 32 bytes of data:

Ping statistics for 74.125.237.180:
Packets: Sent = 8, Received = 8, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 1304ms, Maximum = 2722ms, Average = 2030ms
 
Tracing route to www.google.com [74.125.237.177]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

1 138 ms 172 ms 67 ms 192.168.1.1
2 2252 ms 1806 ms 2335 ms 16.17.69.111.static.snap.net.nz [111.69.17.16]
3 2125 ms 847 ms 627 ms 54.32.69.111.static.snap.net.nz [111.69.32.54]
4 31 ms 29 ms 44 ms xe-0-0-2-0.eqx.snap.net.nz [111.69.56.2]
5 149 ms 49 ms 111 ms peer-google.snap.net.nz [111.69.56.3]
6 29 ms 45 ms 30 ms 66.249.95.232
7 34 ms 34 ms 36 ms 72.14.232.31
8 38 ms 38 ms 50 ms syd01s18-in-f17.1e100.net [74.125.237.177]

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