WebPagetest Forums
Really long first byte/initial connection - Printable Version

+- WebPagetest Forums (https://www.webpagetest.org/forums)
+-- Forum: Web Performance (/forumdisplay.php?fid=3)
+--- Forum: Discuss Test Results (/forumdisplay.php?fid=4)
+--- Thread: Really long first byte/initial connection (/showthread.php?tid=910)



Really long first byte/initial connection - Grey - 07-10-2011 10:37 PM

It seems I'm getting really long first byte/initial connection times (40s+ or timing out) but only when testing from los angeles, I've run dozens of tests over the last few days and the issue only seems to happen for the LA test. I currently use cloudflare, so i wonder if it could be an issue with the CF datecenter that is serving my site there?

http://www.webpagetest.org/result/110710_2J_111T3/
http://www.webpagetest.org/result/110710_WW_111YD/

Any ideas?


RE: Really long first byte/initial connection - pmeenan - 07-11-2011 12:03 AM

My guess is that it is related to this: http://twitter.com/#!/CloudFlareSys/status/89743287166042113

Though they followed up a bit later and said that it was mitigated. Maybe there are some lingering issues. It wouldn't hurt to ping their support team and check.


RE: Really long first byte/initial connection - pmeenan - 07-11-2011 06:09 AM

Yep, looks like they had an attack in LA this morning: http://twitter.com/#!/CloudFlareSys/status/90085046853177344

Should be resolved now: http://twitter.com/#!/CloudFlareSys/status/90096630753263616


RE: Really long first byte/initial connection - Grey - 07-11-2011 12:08 PM

Yeah, appears to be back to normal. Thanks Patrick.