From: "Ken A"
> SARE Webmaster wrote:
>> Daryl C. W. O'Shea wrote:
>>>
Loren
>>> Wilton wrote:
>>>>>>>> Mike Grau 07/09/07 5:15 PM >>>
>>>>> On 07/09/2007 04:01 PM the voices made Joe Zitnik write:
>>>>>> I can't get here:
>>>>>> http://www.rulesemporium.com/rules
>>>>>> Is rulesemporium having issues again?
>>>>>
>>>>> I can rarely get there (via a browser). So rarely the site is almost
>>>>> useless.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I've been having intermittent issues getting there from home for a
>>>>> while. Last time it happened, the site was down. I still can't get
>>>>> there....
>>>>
>>>> Hum. I just tried again, and didn't have any problems this time
>>>> either.
>>>> Guess I'm lucky.
>>>
>>> Perhaps you are. I get "500 Server closed connection without sending
>>> any data back" or "500 Can't connect to www.rulesemporium.com:80
>>> (connect: timeout)" at least once an hour out of three queries an hour.
>>>

>>
>> Ok, so the word is that the telia link is saturated with traffic from the
>> ddos yet.. I'd like some traceroutes to www.rulesemporium.com for
>> anyone that is having problems.

>
> darn spammers.. don't they have anything else to do?
>
> From both Northern California and N.E. Arkansas, I get nothing beyond
> 9 so-6-0-0.gar1.Miami1.Level3.net (4.68.112.42) 75.275 ms
> so-7-0-0.gar1.Miami1.Level3.net (4.68.112.46) 78.995 ms
> so-6-0-0.gar1.Miami1.Level3.net (4.68.112.42) 81.046 ms
> Looks like maybe Level3 has dampend the route to you due to the problem.
> Time to get a mirror in Miami?
>
> Ken
>
>>
>> The issue with the html found in rulesets (the "0.1 refresh" page) should
>> be cleared up. If anyone is seeing this, please let me know immediately.


I am in the Los Angeles area. The mtr utility reports:
My traceroute [v0.71]
morticia.wizardess.wiz (0.0.0.0) Tue Jul 10 19:05:13
2007
Keys: Help Display mode Restart statistics Order of fields quit
Packets Pings
Host Loss% Snt Last Avg Best Wrst
StDev
1. netblock-68-183-128-1.dslextreme 0.0% 3 23.3 23.4 23.3 23.4
0.0
2. LAX1.CR1.Gig9-0-3.dslextreme.com 0.0% 3 23.7 24.3 23.7 25.3
0.9
3. ge-5-1-115.ipcolo1.LosAngeles1.L 0.0% 3 23.6 24.2 23.6 24.6
0.5
4. ae-2-54.bbr2.LosAngeles1.Level3. 0.0% 3 24.2 24.4 24.2 24.6
0.2
5. as-1-0.mp1.Miami1.Level3.net 0.0% 3 87.8 98.4 87.2 120.1
18.8
6. so-7-0-0.gar1.Miami1.Level3.net 0.0% 3 87.6 87.6 87.6 87.6
0.0
7. ???

So as you see there already is a mirror in the Miami area. (It is probably
the one that just worked. For the mtr check I probably got the address out
of the DNS cache.)

Put A Delay Between Each File You Fetch or
attempt to fetch.

Maybe typing slowly so you guys can read will help.

{o.o}