[Tracker-discuss] [issue114] Cannot reach bugs.python.org
izak at upfrontsystems.co.za
Mon Apr 23 08:37:10 CEST 2007
>> I can confirm that it is reachable for me. The fact that it is reaching
>> the Hetzner data centre seems suspect. Martin what is your source IP?
> At the moment, it's 126.96.36.199 (although it is dynamically assigned,
> so it may change soon).
Bingo! Right on the money again. We've had a lot of these lately. The
firewall product we use has the ability to drop unroutable ip's. In the
beginning I thought this was just 192.168/16, 172.16/12 and 10/8 but I
soon found out it also includes a list of ip's that is marked as
reserved by IANA.
188.8.131.52/8 and 184.108.40.206/8 was reassigned last year, but I think the ISP
only recently started assigning them to clients. We actually had
similar problems from our side when our local ISP started assigning ip's
from 220.127.116.11/8 which was formerly reserved.
In any case, it is fixed now.
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