Egypt returned to the Internet at 09:30 GMT 2 February 2011, 11:30AM Egyptian time:
Figure 1: Egypt Returns 2 February 2011
Ellipses in these graphs represent servers; boxes represent routers;
colors of boxes reflect ownership of parts of the network.
The red octagons are six destinations InternetPerils was watching. All six destinations were unreachable up through 9:15 GMT, and are depicted in frames up to then showing nothing but gray arrows for no response, all the way from the camera.
First ReturnedAt 9:30 GMT three nodes show normal paths in Figure 2:
websrv.ahram.org.eg 18.104.22.168These first returned nodes are the same ones that were first off when Egypt disconnected on 27 January 2011.
what RIPE saw in BGP route announcements from Egypt returning between 8:30 and 9:00 GMT 2 February 2011.
Normal RoutingFifteen minutes later at 9:45 GMT, the other half of the destinations are reachable again, as shown in Figure 4: