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anders
08-11-08, 03:47 PM
I have expired some odd problem during the last 5 days. During daytime, I
can use my Internet-connection just fine (everything works (www, ftp,
mail, ssh etc) and has normal speed). But then the evening comes
(somewhere around 7pm the www just stop and stying away for a couple of
hoers, but just the wild wild web the other (ftp, mail news, ssh etc) work
fine (well fine,, it is slow but still useful).

What I have tried is to restart the modem and the router. I have tried to
connect directly to the modem. I have tried names instead of IP-numbers
for my DNS. No luck, any ideas of what it can be?
Can it be that my ISP get owerloaded between 7pm and 10pm?
/Anders

Chris Davies
08-11-08, 04:49 PM
anders <andersajja@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Can it be that my ISP get owerloaded between 7pm and 10pm?

Almost certainly, particularly if it's a domestic (home user) ISP.

And the relevance to comp.security.firewalls is...?
Chris

Mr. Arnold
08-11-08, 08:20 PM
"Chris Davies" <chris-usenet@roaima.co.uk> wrote in message
news:mno6n5xm6g.ln2@news.roaima.co.uk...
> anders <andersajja@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Can it be that my ISP get owerloaded between 7pm and 10pm?
>
> Almost certainly, particularly if it's a domestic (home user) ISP.
>
> And the relevance to comp.security.firewalls is...?
> Chris

The NG should be happy it's getting any traffic. :)

Skywise
08-11-08, 10:00 PM
anders <andersajja@hotmail.com> wrote in news:g7q8gt$nub$1@news.albasani.net:

> I have expired some odd problem during the last 5 days. During daytime, I
> can use my Internet-connection just fine (everything works (www, ftp,
> mail, ssh etc) and has normal speed). But then the evening comes
> (somewhere around 7pm the www just stop and stying away for a couple of
> hoers, but just the wild wild web the other (ftp, mail news, ssh etc) work
> fine (well fine,, it is slow but still useful).
>
> What I have tried is to restart the modem and the router. I have tried to
> connect directly to the modem. I have tried names instead of IP-numbers
> for my DNS. No luck, any ideas of what it can be?
> Can it be that my ISP get owerloaded between 7pm and 10pm?
> /Anders

I too have experienced similar problems on my antiquated dial up
service. Sometimes I lose the web, but can email and usenet just
fine with no problems. On occasion, it comes back. Most of the time
it requires a re-connect.

If yours is happening at predictable times of the day every day,
then your ISP could be throttling bandwidth usage. You should ask
them. There was a recent FCC case regarding this. A few companies
got spanked for doing this and doing it without notification to
its customers.

Brian
--
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anders
08-12-08, 05:21 AM
Den Mon, 11 Aug 2008 21:20:25 -0400 skrev Mr. Arnold:

> "Chris Davies" <chris-usenet@roaima.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:mno6n5xm6g.ln2@news.roaima.co.uk...
>> anders <andersajja@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> Can it be that my ISP get owerloaded between 7pm and 10pm?
>>
>> Almost certainly, particularly if it's a domestic (home user) ISP.
>>
>> And the relevance to comp.security.firewalls is...? Chris
>
> The NG should be happy it's getting any traffic. :)

;-)

anders
08-12-08, 05:22 AM
Den Tue, 12 Aug 2008 03:00:05 +0000 skrev Skywise:

> anders <andersajja@hotmail.com> wrote in
> news:g7q8gt$nub$1@news.albasani.net:
>
>> I have expired some odd problem during the last 5 days. During daytime,
>> I can use my Internet-connection just fine (everything works (www, ftp,
>> mail, ssh etc) and has normal speed). But then the evening comes
>> (somewhere around 7pm the www just stop and stying away for a couple of
>> hoers, but just the wild wild web the other (ftp, mail news, ssh etc)
>> work fine (well fine,, it is slow but still useful).
>>
>> What I have tried is to restart the modem and the router. I have tried
>> to connect directly to the modem. I have tried names instead of
>> IP-numbers for my DNS. No luck, any ideas of what it can be? Can it be
>> that my ISP get owerloaded between 7pm and 10pm? /Anders
>
> I too have experienced similar problems on my antiquated dial up
> service. Sometimes I lose the web, but can email and usenet just fine
> with no problems. On occasion, it comes back. Most of the time it
> requires a re-connect.
>
> If yours is happening at predictable times of the day every day, then
> your ISP could be throttling bandwidth usage. You should ask them. There
> was a recent FCC case regarding this. A few companies got spanked for
> doing this and doing it without notification to its customers.
>
> Brian

I sit on a so-called broadband (coaxial-cable 24Mbit/1Mbit). It is a few
years old now, but not antique. :-)
The same scenario every night between approximately 7pm and 10pm.
My ISP has started to launch a faster subscription the last few days
(25-50Mbit/7-10Mbit), it may be that.
Before I complain to the Swedish Consumers-Department (which probably can
be likened to the FCC) I will try to talk to the Support on this, but
every time I tried to call, I hear this ghost telling me 'that there are
many who call right now, try again later' (I have tried many times now,
perhaps, to many).

/Anders

Skywise
08-12-08, 05:43 PM
anders <andersajja@hotmail.com> wrote in news:g7ro9v$rsa$2@news.albasani.net:

> ...I will try to talk to the Support on this, but
> every time I tried to call, I hear this ghost telling me 'that there are
> many who call right now, try again later' (I have tried many times now,
> perhaps, to many).

Have you tried emailing support? At least you don't have to
sit on hold "for the next avaialable representative" for an
hour.

Brian
--
http://www.skywise711.com - Lasers, Seismology, Astronomy, Skepticism
Seismic FAQ: http://www.skywise711.com/SeismicFAQ/SeismicFAQ.html
Quake "predictions": http://www.skywise711.com/quakes/EQDB/index.html
Sed quis custodiet ipsos Custodes?