[lfs-dev] Email/Mailing List Timing test

Kevin Lyda kevin at ie.suberic.net
Mon Aug 20 15:37:14 PDT 2012


On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
> My ping time from Texas to Canada is about 100ms.  Could someone from
> Europe test the response?  (IP 216.171.237.234)

>From a UPC cable connection in Ireland:
ping -c 3 216.171.237.234
PING 216.171.237.234 (216.171.237.234): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 216.171.237.234: icmp_seq=0 ttl=51 time=179.429 ms
64 bytes from 216.171.237.234: icmp_seq=1 ttl=51 time=176.714 ms
64 bytes from 216.171.237.234: icmp_seq=2 ttl=51 time=176.254 ms
--- 216.171.237.234 ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 packets received, 0.0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 176.254/177.466/179.429/1.401 ms

Email is not realtime. Are you sure it's not greylisting or some other
spam mechanism along the path?

Kevin

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