ICMP packet loss

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Hi any one know if this is something too be worried about?
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Router gwy1-sea.bb.allstream.net was noticed as 'lossy' by tests:

3365533 - anon  - results
3366456 - mcman  - results
3366693 - JBFEHR  - results

By sweeping the 3157 individual ping tests done over the last 21 days (not including today), we can display internet routers that were discovered to show loss when pinged with large ICMP packets.

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Posted 2 years ago

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Hey Mark,

That is interesting. I'm personally not sure of what factors would influence that. We of course keep a close eye on our network health. Things like dropped packets, latency and among a variety of other factors are constantly monitored. Having said that, this clearly warrants a closer look.

I've referred your post to a few folks internally, I expect if it is still a problem they will see it corrected ASAP.

Once I hear back, I'll update you on on the findings.

Thanks for the heads up!