Access to the Internic Blocked

In a previous message, Michael Dillon wrote:


One thing that would help diagnose the true source of the problem with
less human interaction required (avoiding voicemail and all that) would be
wider public access to traceroutes beginning at key sites. There is a
group of ISP's who make CGI-based traceroutes available from their sites

In this instance, it would have helped if the Internic had a CGI
traceroute available from their site but I think it would also be a nice
thing if the major NSP's would make this same kind of facility available
from their exchange points.

FWIW, Digex has such an animal which appears to run commands on their
routers at MAE-E, MAE-W, and the Sprint NAP: