Can't access http://www.formspring.me/ plus other issues

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linarms
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Can't access http://www.formspring.me/ plus other issues

Post by linarms » Tue Jan 26, 2010 12:27 am

I'm seeing this error on attempting to access the above URL:

403 Forbidden
nginx/0.7.64

I know others with other ISP's aren't seeing this, so I'm guessing Exetel operates nginx as a transparent proxy, and that it's borking on the URL for some reason.

Is anyone else seeing this?

I've also noticed intermittent outages on various major and minor sites (e.g. my own website, http://ofdphoto.com, and Google image search, among others) that friends cannot simultaneously replicate, which suggests to me a faulting proxy or routing anomalies. I'd love to get to the bottom of it all. Since it's not a repeatable problem, I thought it best to see if others were experiencing similar difficulties here before opening a fault ticket.

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Re: Can't access http://www.formspring.me/ plus other issues

Post by jokiin » Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:53 am

both are working fine here, have you cleared your history, temp files, flushed DNS etc?

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Re: Can't access http://www.formspring.me/ plus other issues

Post by Dazzled » Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:00 am

Funny site isn't it? You can find it at http://204.236.235.79/ Heavily javascripted, it calls up google analytics, and a tracker at quantserve. xmlns points to facebook and some javascript is sourced there. The site doesn't respond to ping

Your own site works for me.

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