Possible degraded performance: Level3 outage in Seattle area, 2014-02-11 17:00 - ongoing

Stephen Fromm stephenf at nero.net
Tue Feb 11 21:40:11 PST 2014

On Tue, 2014-02-11 at 18:10 -0800, Stephen Fromm wrote:
> NERO is experiencing some latency and packet loss to our peering with
> Level3 in Seattle.  At this time, it does not appear there is any impact
> to customer traffic traversing this path.  However, we have confirmed
> with Level3 that they are experiencing problems in the Seattle area.  If
> there is further impact to NERO's north-bound path, customer traffic may
> be briefly impacted as it transitions to an alternate path.  At this
> time, there is no ETR for the outage in the Seattle area.
> Please contact the NERO NOC if you have any questions or concerns:

Level3 reports this was due to DDoS activity that has since been
mitigated.  No futher issues are expected on this path.  Thank you for
your patience.


Stephen Fromm
Network for Education and Research in Oregon
University of Oregon

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