WordPress JetPack connection issues (can't connect to anything on wordpress.com)
Hi. I’m running a serverpilot.io instance on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I’m using WordPress on here. I noticed connection issues with the JetPack plugin. I get this error:
Jetpack could not contact WordPress.com: register_http_request_failed. This usually means something is incorrectly configured on your web host. Failed to connect to jetpack.wordpress.com port 80: Connection timed out
It turns out that I can’t connect to ANY subdomain of wordpress.com:
$ ping wordpress.com PING wordpress.com (18.104.22.168) 56(84) bytes of data. ^C --- wordpress.com ping statistics --- 40 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 39312ms
It resolves the DNS fine, but the connection fails:
traceroute to jetpack.wordpress.com (22.214.171.124), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 126.96.36.199 (188.8.131.52) 0.560 ms 0.544 ms 184.108.40.206 (220.127.116.11) 0.507 ms 2 18.104.22.168 (22.214.171.124) 1.555 ms 126.96.36.199 (188.8.131.52) 0.435 ms 1.096 ms 3 184.108.40.206 (220.127.116.11) 0.613 ms 1.430 ms * 4 * * * 5 * * *
Is this a DO network routing issue? Or do they block connections to wordpress.com?
Any help is appreciated.
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