Operation of the set number of Web sites was disrupted on Monday afternoon, after the routers Juniper Network, using the software JunOS versions 10.2 and 10.3 obresetili Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) connection.
The problem has affected several Internet service providers and companies, including Level3. She confirmed that the problem was caused by the routers in its network, although it has no direct relationship to Juniper.
“This morning at the beginning of the tenth to Eastern time, due to a bug of some marshrutizatoroa, Level 3 network has undergone several failures in North America and Europe” – the company said.
“Our engineers worked quickly to restore the system online. At this time all the connection problems were solved, and we work hard with our equipment suppliers to determine the exact cause of the failure and to ensure the stability of all systems.”
On Monday night, the company began to notify customers that the problem was solved.
“We can now confirm that the connection problems we faced during the day, have been solved approximately by 16:00,” – the company said. ”We can also confirm that the incident was a key reason for failure in the transit network Level 3, which caused interruptions in the connection in certain directions.”
Company Website URL Bit.ly reduction was one of those touched by, and the company wrote in a Twitter, a problem with Level3.
“Bit.ly is functioning normally, but there is a general problem with the connection to Level3, which affect many Internet service providers and network”, – she said.