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Re: What is going on in the PAC NW (Microsoft Outage)
At 11:35 24/01/01 -0800, Tony Rall wrote:
The following is all hypothesis:>Is there any information available about Microsoft and MS related companies >being unavailable I'm seeing about 50% packet loss to all 4 microsoft.com nameservers. I can't get any dns responses from them.
Reading the MS announcement that says "At 6:30 last night, a configuration change was made by a Microsoft technician to the routers on the edge of Microsoft's DNS network", and adding in the 50% packet loss you list above, it looks like the MS technician installed some sort of Cisco TCP/UDP rate-limit on some interface along the data path.