[TriLUG] ISP1 won't route packets to ISP2

Brian Phelps brphelps at ieee.org
Wed Jul 14 07:30:44 EDT 2010

"I am online but I can't connect to the IP address xx.xx.xx.xx.  I can
connect to this IP address from other locations, just not yours"

"Since you are online and on the internet and can google there is
nothing more I can do for you"

"No there is a problem with online.  You need to fix ONLINE!:

1st level tech support people are idiots.

And who is is FirstTier  or "Frontere".  They apparently took over the
Verizon ISP for our area.

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 7:29 AM, Brian Phelps <brphelps at ieee.org> wrote:
> I have a client (both in the computing and business sense) in Danville
> Va who's ISP is comcast.   It will not connect to my server on port
> 2275 (my ssh port) which uses Verizon as the ISP.  However I can
> connect to my webhost in California and then make the connection back
> to the server on Verizon.
> I did not do any diagnosing because I had no time but I'll be back
> there tomorrow to try a traceroute etc, try to connect from my server
> on Verizon, etc, and call Comcast to track down why this is happening.
> I just wanted to see if anyone on the list has seen anything like
> this.  I have seen it one other time and I had to call my ISP to fix
> it.

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