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www.3 and www.2 redirected?
Can't reach them anymore
Albertdfx




msg:69511
 8:40 pm on Sep 2, 2004 (gmt 0)

Hello i am a new here for posting.
I learn a lot by reading.
I can not reach www3.google.com anymore.
When i type it in the adressbar it's redirected to google.nl (the country i am living)
Till he day before yesterday it worked perfect.
Somebody can explain this.

 

DaveAtIFG




msg:69512
 5:05 am on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

Both of them show a 302 redirect to www for me from Arizona.

Alleks




msg:69513
 7:16 am on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

The same in Europe

Powdork




msg:69514
 8:52 am on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

Perhaps maybe hopefully there is an uberupdate going behind doors #2 and #3. It has been a while, hasn't it? And we always did wonder why they did it live?

Airportibo




msg:69515
 9:48 am on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

Have they done this before? Does this mean something bigger is going on?

5stars




msg:69516
 12:04 pm on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

Are there any other datacenters that arenít redirecting? All the fresh dates are gone in the area I watch which seems to coincide with an update. Yikes :-0

phpdude




msg:69517
 1:44 pm on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

Yup!

I think it will coincide with Frances slamming into Florida and become what will be known as Florida 2!

I would be afraid, very afraid ;)

rfgdxm1




msg:69518
 1:56 pm on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

Just a comment. If Google is going to do an update, they would want www2 and www3 to point to *other* than www.google.com so they show different results. Thus, update watchers should be looking for when www2 and www3 *stop* redirecting.

Chico_Loco




msg:69519
 4:46 pm on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

hus, update watchers should be looking for when www2 and www3 *stop* redirecting.

What's more likely is that this was specifically done to people so that they can't see the update.

Either the datacenters as we know them are no more, or the are just doing this redirect to people from outside of Google so that only they can see the results without a redirect.

thumpcyc




msg:69520
 5:12 pm on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

While we are all just throwing out any possiblity we can think of, perhaps they are just routing around the path of the hurricane. Never Know, I personally am High & Dry & gonna stay that way, but my site hosting is done out of florida, so, I have already done my backups, perhaps it is G Bracing for impact also.

PURE Speculation!

Thumpcyc

Seattle_SEM




msg:69521
 5:33 pm on Sep 3, 2004 (gmt 0)

Google loves holiday updates....let me see....is it....Labor Day weekend?

4crests




msg:69522
 3:02 am on Sep 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

Yeah, just noticed the redirect also.

super_seo




msg:69523
 4:16 am on Sep 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

Just 2 and 3 by looks of things. all the other DC's coming back with
HTTP/1.0 200 OK

I'm not seeing any changes for the KW's i follow though.

ericli




msg:69524
 7:44 am on Sep 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

I believe a big update will come ...

I noticed that too, and I also noticed the SERP has been freezen since Wednesday. It is very unusal. After IPO now google guys take big actions ...

Spica




msg:69525
 12:20 pm on Sep 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

I also noticed the SERP has been freezen since Wednesday

I too thought that the fact that all datacenters showed the exact same results for the past few days could be a sign of a big upcoming update. However, today there are changes on some of the datacenters. These are minor changes for the keywords I watch.

BillyS




msg:69526
 8:25 pm on Sep 4, 2004 (gmt 0)

I tried to report this as a new topic yesterday, not sure why the mods didn't like it...

I noticed a second big jump for my website yesterday in the google directory. In the past the PR there was aligned with the toolbar.

I am now showing a PR2 on the toolbar and a PR4 or 5 in the directory. Not sure if this is unique to my website (it is only about 3 months old).

decaff




msg:69527
 2:17 am on Sep 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

you can still ping both www2 and www3...but they are both showing the same IP number now 216.239.57.104
I seem to remember that the IP numbers were different before this latest "hide the datacenters" development...
the used to be 216.239.57.103 and 216.239.57.104, respectively..

interesting..something brewing...I hope they take the pot off the fire before it boils over...messy stuff when this happens...

Powdork




msg:69528
 7:10 am on Sep 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

I noticed a jump in traffic today which was surprising. I checked out my rankings. It seems some of the results I am looking at now are from several weeks ago + no fresh tags + holiday weekend + www2 thing + very long time since last upheaval. You get the idea.

george123




msg:69529
 7:12 am on Sep 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

the same in UK

Airportibo




msg:69530
 8:37 am on Sep 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

Yes, something has been going on this weekend. Most of our sites lost traffic, but one that got hit by the changes of 25th/26th has come back and doubled its traffic. So have they just backdated their index?

Mr_Diggz




msg:69531
 11:17 pm on Sep 8, 2004 (gmt 0)

So are there any other datacenters that anyone knows of that can be checked?

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