Re: Microsoft.com on Linux

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Enkidu, Aug 16, 2003.

  1. Enkidu

    Enkidu Guest

    On Sat, 16 Aug 2003 00:37:57 +1200, Jacob Boehme
    <> wrote:

    >http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/graph?site=a23.ms.a.microsoft.com
    >
    >OS, Web Server and Hosting History for a23.ms.a.microsoft.com
    >
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 1-Aug-2003 195.43.191.6 Akamai
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 31-Jul-2003 195.22.198.78 Akamai
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 30-Jul-2003 80.15.236.15 Akamai
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 19-Jul-2003 194.176.73.144 Akamai
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 27-Jun-2003 212.124.226.6 Akamai
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 25-Jun-2003 213.199.146.24 Microsoft London Internet
    >Data Center
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 22-Jun-2003 213.199.146.17 Microsoft London Internet
    >Data Center
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 18-Jun-2003 213.199.146.23 Microsoft London Internet
    >Data Center
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 8-Jun-2003 195.92.228.47 Akamai
    >Linux AkamaiGHost 25-Apr-2003 195.92.228.45 Akamai
    >

    That's not Microsoft.Com, that's Akamai who run a content caching
    service. When you connect to microsoft.com, you actually get diverted
    to the nearest (to you) Akamai server. Probably at Xtra from memory.

    Cheers,

    Cliff
    --

    Signed and sealed with Great Seal of the Executive
    Council of the Internet, by The Master of The Net.
     
    Enkidu, Aug 16, 2003
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  2. Enkidu

    Jacob Boehme Guest

    Enkidu allegedly said:

    > That's not Microsoft.Com, that's Akamai who run a content caching
    > service. When you connect to microsoft.com, you actually get diverted
    > to the nearest (to you) Akamai server. Probably at Xtra from memory.
    >
    > Cheers,
    >
    > Cliff


    It was fun, though. Nathan will be spewing. :)
     
    Jacob Boehme, Aug 16, 2003
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