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Re: [vox-tech] Can't reach a specific subnet
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Re: [vox-tech] Can't reach a specific subnet

Any luck on resolving this or is it still an issue? I notice both domain 
names resolve to the same IP ( and I cannot traceroute to 
that IP right now. It stops at the router

Keep in mind it is summer and that is the time of all things "deferred 
maintenance" (aka the stuff they don't want to do during the term as it 
might break things when people need the systems for courses and grading) 
at many a state university. I work at a CSU and the entire campus was 
offline two nights ago and very laggy yesterday as they worked on network 
maintenance in the break between Spring and Summer quarters. You might 
want to check if there was network maintenance scheduled the weekend you 
noticed the issue.

You should also verify that the DNS->IP mapping is correct. This stands 
out to me as a likely culprit, as it would allow your existing connection 
(using the correct IP address) to continue working while preventing any 
new connections (since they'd be using the incorrect IP address). If you 
don't know what the correct IP addresses are and you still have the 
existing connection open, use /sbin/ifconfig to get the information. If 
you closed the existing connection, you'll need to physically go to the 
machines and run that command on the local console. Compare the IP 
addresses to what dig <domain_name> returns. If there's a mismatch, you'll 
need to contact IT about sorting it out.

On Mon, 13 Jun 2011, Alex Mandel wrote:

> Last night while I was in the middle of working remotely, I couldn't
> make any new connections to any of my 3 servers. The rest of the world
> seems to be able to and it didn't drop my existing connection that I had
> open in a terminal.
> The servers in question can be checked by pulling up ice.ucdavis.edu or
> maps.ice.ucdavis.edu
> Right now I can't ping, trace, ssh or load websites from any of them
> from my home connection via a netgear router and comcast internet
> service. Traceroute seems to make it most of the way, I can get to other
> servers in the same room on a different subnet.
> Could this be a firewall somewhere, a bad routing table?
> Problem is on at least 2 machines on my home network, both Ubuntu. Guess
> I should try a house-mates windows machine but I have the suspicion it's
> on the other end. I need at least some testable ideas before I can ask
> the IT staff and get a reasonable response.
> Thanks,
> Alex
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