RE: [Full-disclosure] COX Internet Outage BS

From: Todd Towles (toddtowles_at_brookshires.com)
Date: 05/20/05

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    Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 15:07:51 -0500
    To: "J. Oquendo" <sil@politrix.org>, <str0ke@milw0rm.com>
    
    

    It is my understand that they are doing upgrade/migration in the central
    US Area. One of my friends that has COX cable for his home business
    didn't have internet for the last three days. So perhaps my problem is
    local, but it may not be.

    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: full-disclosure-bounces@lists.grok.org.uk
    > [mailto:full-disclosure-bounces@lists.grok.org.uk] On Behalf
    > Of J. Oquendo
    > Sent: Friday, May 20, 2005 2:51 PM
    > To: str0ke@milw0rm.com
    > Cc: full-disclosure@lists.grok.org.uk
    > Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] COX Internet Outage BS
    >
    >
    > On Fri, 20 May 2005 str0ke@milw0rm.com wrote:
    >
    > > sargon >>
    > > Ermmm, how did you determine this?
    > > >>
    > >
    > > Well I have 59 cox communications lines in 59 different
    > cities. They
    > all
    > > went down at the same time. dslreports + technical staff
    > stated they
    > are
    > > having a nation wide problem right now, their entire system is down.
    > >
    > > So thats how I determined this.
    > >
    > > /str0ke
    >
    > Luckily for me their entire outage did not affect 5 different
    > offices I have using them. Outside of anything, this email
    > seemed better suited for NANOG than it did full disclosure.
    > But... Since it's here now, it is likely going to be some
    > more DNS bs or equipment failure from my guess. I do know Cox
    > not too long ago did some migration over, or replaced
    > something that broke them one time or another. Maybe they
    > still haven't gotten their act together. As for major outage?
    > I can VPN through 5 different office from work spread
    > throughout the states without a hitch.
    >
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