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Topic # 26832 5-Oct-2008 13:08
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Hi All,

Just wondering if anyone lese is having major issues loading the seek website?  I am waiting up to 10mins at times for pages to load!

Only seems to have started happening in the last couple of weeks and only with the seek webiste.

Initially I thought it was a server issue at the seek end or bottlenecks with international traffic but through some testing on friends PC's (who are not with snap) and loading other aussie websites all seems to be ok - except with my connection - GRRRR!

have logged some calls with snap support and the guys are as helpful as ever but scratching their heads cos they can't duplicate the issues.

I have done some traceroutes and the results as below are pretty standard:

traceroute to seek.co.nz (202.58.38.93), 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
 1  192.168.1.254 (192.168.1.254)  28 ms  26 ms  26 ms
 2  202.98.124.202.static.snap.net.nz (202.124.98.202)  25 ms  26 ms  25ms
 3  snap-chc-state2-rtr01.snap.net.nz (202.37.101.254)  26 ms  27 ms  26ms
 4  g0-1-1-928.tkbr9.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.237.241)  47 ms  48ms  47 ms
 5  so1-2-1.sybr6.global-gateway.net.nz (210.55.202.197)  73 ms  72 ms  so1-1-1.sybr6.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.232.218)  74 ms
 6  xe2-0-0-2.sybr4.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.232.242)  72 ms  74 ms72 ms
 7  vlan556.52gdc76f02.optus.net.au (59.154.21.137)  72 ms  72 ms  75 ms
 8  61.88.221.53 (61.88.221.53)  99 ms  266 ms  232 ms
 9  * * *
10

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I try pinging seek.co.nz and end up with something like:
30 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 29010ms

Any help or comments appreciated!

Thanks!

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  Reply # 169125 5-Oct-2008 15:14
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Doesn't help your situation much but it's working fine here.




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  Reply # 169161 5-Oct-2008 19:03
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Flushed your DNS?
ipconfig /flushdns   (I think)

Also, try open browser in no add ons mode. Try a different browser. Uninstall any toolbars. Uninstall Adobe Flash - then reinstall it.




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  Reply # 169195 5-Oct-2008 21:51
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thanks baron, no joy though unfortunately.

tried three different browers, cleared DNS, multiple reboots, reinstall of browsers and all addins.

i use a Linksys SPA2102 to connect my analog phone on a naked connection and have tried porting around this and still no fix.
i run ubuntu linux for what it is worth.

what else could i be missing here?  would a static IP make any difference? (presumably not?)

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  Reply # 169197 5-Oct-2008 22:07
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Your traceroute looks the same as mine. I also use Linux. I can't think of a reason for you not to be able to connect to that server.

Your first post shows that you can lookup the address for seek.co.nz in DNS - you're getting 202.58.38.93 Unfortunately there's no other services running on that server by the looks that you could try connecting to.




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  Reply # 171388 15-Oct-2008 23:40
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supersimmo have you tried changing DNS servers??

Have a look here http://www.nzconnection.net/DNS_Servers for some DNS servers you can try.


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  Reply # 171870 17-Oct-2008 21:46
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Yes DNS was a problem for me going from Orcon to Snap.. somethings just didn't resolve, others did intermittently and others fine.

I went with snaps DNS and it went o.k.... tried going to alien (xtras) dns.. intermittent.. back to snaps, fine.

From here: http://www.robtex.com/dns/snap.net.nz.html
DNS is: 202.37.101.1, 202.37.101.2

Fred




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  Reply # 171920 18-Oct-2008 11:19
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sorry guys still no improvement for seek.  although the change has reduced the lag slightly for other page loading.

just tried an experiment and plugged in my work laptop (windoze xp) - and seek runs fine!  my delays - just as if it is like any other web page.

this has got  me stuffed!  what is going on?  bad page coding?  java issues?  config issue on my linux box?

any further ideas folks?  Might be heading for a reinstall of gutsy or trying some other distro.




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  Reply # 171967 18-Oct-2008 15:41
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You have cleared the cache on the linux browser (firefox?) that is giving the slow seek loads? Cleared cookies? Disable any and all firefox extensions and test again.

whats the output of nslookup to seek?

[Fred@localhost ~]$ nslookup
nslookup
> seek.co.nz
Server:        202.37.101.1
Address:    202.37.101.1#53

Non-authoritative answer:
Name:    seek.co.nz
Address: 202.58.38.93

and your ping times to seek.co.nz?

[Fred@localhost ~]$ ping see.co.nz
PING see.co.nz (202.56.32.253) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 202-56-32-253.technojoy.co.nz (202.56.32.253): icmp_seq=1 ttl=118 time=1045 ms
64 bytes from 202-56-32-253.technojoy.co.nz (202.56.32.253): icmp_seq=2 ttl=118 time=45.7 ms
64 bytes from 202-56-32-253.technojoy.co.nz (202.56.32.253): icmp_seq=3 ttl=118 time=44.0 ms
64 bytes from 202-56-32-253.technojoy.co.nz (202.56.32.253): icmp_seq=4 ttl=118 time=43.4 ms
^C
--- see.co.nz ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 4 received, 0% packet loss, time 3456ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 43.460/294.574/1045.012/433.266 ms, pipe 2

And tracert to seek.co.nz  (and BTW WTF! Seek is in .au?!)

[Fred@localhost ~]$ traceroute seek.co.nz
traceroute to seek.co.nz (202.58.38.93), 30 hops max, 40 byte packets
 1  10.10.10.10 (10.10.10.10)  0.812 ms  1.745 ms  1.720 ms
 2  192.168.1.1 (192.168.1.1)  6.685 ms  6.665 ms  6.640 ms
 3  like.it.matters.static.snap.net.nz (like.it.matters)  28.577 ms  31.528 ms  34.511 ms
 4  snap-chc-state2-rtr01.snap.net.nz (202.37.101.254)  35.472 ms  35.452 ms  35.427 ms
 5  g0-1-1-928.tkbr9.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.237.241)  58.377 ms  62.355 ms  66.300 ms
 6  so1-1-1.sybr6.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.232.218)  84.263 ms  68.780 ms  67.783 ms
 7  xe2-0-0-2.sybr4.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.232.242)  70.736 ms  76.711 ms  81.694 ms
 8  vlan556.52gdc76f02.optus.net.au (59.154.21.137)  83.661 ms  83.644 ms  83.625 ms
 9  61.88.221.53 (61.88.221.53)  105.586 ms  107.540 ms  108.517 ms
10  * * *
11  * * *

Fred




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  Reply # 171992 18-Oct-2008 19:18
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Hi Fred,

I have tried three different browsers - firefox, epiphany & opera.  Same result for all.  Clearing cache and cookies and disabling plugins, etc. has made no difference at all.

output for nslookup below - same as yours it seems.
> www.seek.co.nz
Server:        192.168.1.254
Address:    192.168.1.254#53

Non-authoritative answer:
www.seek.co.nz    canonical name = seek.co.nz.
Name:    seek.co.nz
Address: 202.58.38.93

ping as below:
ping -c4 www.seek.co.nz
PING seek.co.nz (202.58.38.93) 56(84) bytes of data.

--- seek.co.nz ping statistics ---
4 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 3008ms

Yep, seek is in Aussie - Sydney I believe.  thought initially it was part of the international issues but everything else worldwide fine!  here is the latest traceroute:
traceroute to seek.co.nz (202.58.38.93), 64 hops max, 40 byte packets
 1  192.168.1.254 (192.168.1.254)  27 ms  26 ms  26 ms
 2  202.98.124.202.static.snap.net.nz (202.124.98.202)  27 ms  26 ms  26 ms
 3  snap-chc-state2-rtr01.snap.net.nz (202.37.101.254)  218 ms  124 ms  81 ms
 4  g0-1-1-928.tkbr9.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.237.241)  54 ms  49 ms  47 ms
 5  so1-1-1.sybr6.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.232.218)  70 ms  73 ms so1-2-1.sybr6.global-gateway.net.nz (210.55.202.197)  71 ms
 6  xe2-0-0-2.sybr4.global-gateway.net.nz (202.50.232.242)  70 ms  70 ms  72 ms
 7  vlan356.52gdc76f02.optus.net.au (59.154.21.137)  70 ms  71 ms  88 ms
 8  61.88.221.51 (61.88.221.51)  99 ms  142 ms  97 ms
 9  * * *
10  * * *

Cheers,
Supersimmo

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  Reply # 172007 18-Oct-2008 21:27
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your dns server is set to your.. router. Tell your router to forward dns requests upstream or specifically to snaps DNS.

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  Reply # 173255 24-Oct-2008 07:55
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So.. fixed now? Did you change your routers handling of DNS?

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  Reply # 173542 25-Oct-2008 13:31
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nope - still the same - have tried a bunch of different DNS options.

this has got me stuffed.  guess i will just have to subscribe to the email service for now.

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  Reply # 173546 25-Oct-2008 13:54
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Jus surf here then..

http://202.58.38.93/

Fred




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  Reply # 173610 25-Oct-2008 20:45
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no better fella! i am guessing it is not a DNS thing then!  must be my setup somehow...

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  Reply # 173617 25-Oct-2008 21:27
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Whaaa? That is strang...

you can ping 202.58.38.93? How about a tracert to it? Then.. to rule out your browser try telneting to the webserver:
telnet 202.58.38.93 80

should get something like:
Connected to 202.58.38.93.
Escape character is '^]'.
^CConnection closed by foreign host.

You have got my curiousity up.

Fred




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