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Problem description Added on: 26/08/2008 @ 11:06
Customers are reporting extremely slow access to certain sites, sites listed below are some of the examples presented to us. Access to other sites such as the BBC and others are not been reported.
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Comment updated on: 26/08/2008 @ 12:52
Problem has been passed to a network engineer for further investigation.
Comment updated on: 26/08/2008 @ 15:55
There appears to be some difficulty contacting Akamai to download the images on various site's homepages.
Comment updated on: 26/08/2008 @ 17:11
Sites like wwwimages.adobe.com were resolving to our nearest Akamai cluster (the one we suspected problems with). This was resolving to an 84.53.137.X address earlier this afternoon.
Comment updated on: 26/08/2008 @ 18:23
Our engineers are liaising with Akamai support staff to resolve this issue.
Comment updated on: 26/08/2008 @ 19:01
It has been noted that customers of other ISPs are seeing the same issues with Akamai.
Comment updated on: 27/08/2008 @ 09:05
Although we've not yet heard back from Akamai, our own testing, as well as that of our users, suggests that the the issue now seems resolved. As such we're downgrading this issue from a P1.