Strange site down

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VladSun
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Strange site down

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vladsun@ubuntu:~$ dig forums.devnetwork.net 

; <<>> DiG 9.7.0-P1 <<>> forums.devnetwork.net
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 55076
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 4, ADDITIONAL: 6

;; QUESTION SECTION:
;forums.devnetwork.net.		IN	A

;; ANSWER SECTION:
forums.devnetwork.net.	84077	IN	A	178.63.195.120

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
devnetwork.net.		170476	IN	NS	ns2.domainsite.com.
devnetwork.net.		170476	IN	NS	ns4.domainsite.com.
devnetwork.net.		170476	IN	NS	ns1.domainsite.com.
devnetwork.net.		170476	IN	NS	ns3.domainsite.com.

;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
ns1.domainsite.com.	196	IN	A	173.192.28.4
ns2.domainsite.com.	196	IN	A	81.95.148.170
ns3.domainsite.com.	196	IN	A	174.36.196.243
ns3.domainsite.com.	196	IN	A	79.125.9.95
ns4.domainsite.com.	1276	IN	A	174.129.224.248
ns4.domainsite.com.	1276	IN	A	174.129.224.165

;; Query time: 0 msec
;; SERVER: 127.0.0.1#53(127.0.0.1)
;; WHEN: Tue Nov 23 11:23:19 2010
;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 237

vladsun@ubuntu:~$ ping forums.devnetwork.net
PING forums.devnetwork.net (178.63.195.120) 56(84) bytes of data.
From static.1.87.46.78.clients.your-server.de (78.46.87.1) icmp_seq=1 Time to live exceeded
From static.1.87.46.78.clients.your-server.de (78.46.87.1) icmp_seq=2 Time to live exceeded
^C
--- forums.devnetwork.net ping statistics ---
2 packets transmitted, 0 received, +2 errors, 100% packet loss, time 1000ms
Now its:

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vladsun@ubuntu:~$ ping forums.devnetwork.net
PING forums.devnetwork.net (178.63.195.120) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from b101.clients.virtall.com (178.63.195.120): icmp_seq=1 ttl=54 time=45.9 ms
64 bytes from b101.clients.virtall.com (178.63.195.120): icmp_seq=2 ttl=54 time=46.3 ms
64 bytes from b101.clients.virtall.com (178.63.195.120): icmp_seq=3 ttl=54 time=46.3 ms
^C
--- forums.devnetwork.net ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2002ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 45.957/46.214/46.375/0.183 ms
vladsun@ubuntu:~$ 
What happened to the TTL :)
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Re: Strange site down

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Sounds like a routing loop. Do you have a traceroute output from the time of this downtime?
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Re: Strange site down

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I'm afraid I don't have it.
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Re: Strange site down

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The server admin moved our VPS due to ram failure on the server. I believe the other server is undergoing maintenance and the VPS will be moved back, so there may be another short downtime window.
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