More US Level3 issues

Continuing from We just started to receive monitoring reports showing the same level of packet loss as received earlier this morning. We have removed the Level3 connectivity from our network immediately forcing re-routing of traffic.   We will contact Level3 for more information.

Why Level3 Connectivity Issues Are Difficult To Diagnose

Level3 based network issues are often very difficult to diagnose. This is due to Level3 operating their BGP network via MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching), a wonderful and useful technology (but difficult to diagnose when your network spans the entire world!) Take this snippet of a traceroute for example: 2… Continue reading