I’m from Karachi, Pakistan and we have 3 cloudflare servers in Pakistan. (Karachi, Islamabad & Lahore).
I can reach both 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 but don’t know which cloudflare server i’m connecting too unless there i saw some error page which says routed from [some location name]
firstly is there a way to know which cloud flare server i’m connected too and when i do speediest https://speed.cloudflare.com/ it connects me to Singapore instead of three servers closest to me [in Pakistan] and others latency wise.
also i have 100 up/100 down connection and i’m not getting accurate results also.
i check cloudflare status and all servers are operational (Pakistan servers).
I see whenever there is a outage it connects me to Singapore instead connecting to much closer servers like in India or Oman etc.
Karachi servers mostly down they give ping timeouts very ofter then i sometimes reroutes to Lahore server, I rarely see Islamabad server then Singapore server.
Why Singapore server takes high priority or those servers deployed in Pakistan have some limitation like just only dns forwarding and some sort of cache ?
Latency to cloudflare 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 mostly gives 1 to 3 or 4 ms but now its giving 20 to 23 ms, is that issue related to submarine fiber cut.
I’m connected to AS139879.
One thing more that are these cloudflare servers connected directly or via a third party isp giving dark core ?