Cloudflare Fixes Outage That Took Hundreds Of Sites Offline

Share post:

Cloudflare has identified and issued a fix to address an outage that took hundreds of websites offline. The incident was first recognized on Cloudflare’s status page at 7:43 a.m. GMT.

Cloudflare warned of the outage, saying: “Connectivity in Cloudflare’s network has been disrupted in broad regions. Customers attempting to reach Cloudflare sites in impacted regions will observe 500 errors. The incident impacts all data plane services in our network.”

Cloudflare explained that the outage was not the result of an attack and a fix was rolled out at 8:20 a.m. The Cloudflare update page showed that all services were up and running at 9:13 a.m.

Cloudflare explained that the outage was caused by a network change at some of the company’s data centers.

“A network change in some of our data centers caused a portion of our network to be unavailable. Due to the nature of the incident, customers may have had difficulty reaching websites and services that rely on Cloudflare from approximately 0628-0720 UTC. Cloudflare was working on a fix within minutes and the network is running normally now,” Cloudflare said in a statement.

The sources for this piece include an article in ComputerWorld.

Featured Tech Jobs


Related articles

Apple reduces forecasts for Vision Pro as demand cools in key US market

In an unexpected shift, Apple has drastically reduced its shipment forecasts for the upcoming Vision Pro, indicating a...

Akamai technology uses edge computing to take on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud

Akamai Technologies is strategically expanding its cloud computing footprint through a focus on edge computing, aiming to challenge...

FTC says Microsoft’s layoffs at Activision Blizzard may threaten merger approval

The FTC has expressed dissatisfaction with Microsoft's layoffs at Activision Blizzard, challenging the integrity of the Microsoft-Activision deal....

Delaware court voids Musks $56 billion dollar compensation

Tesla's stock experienced a notable downturn following a Delaware court's decision to void CEO Elon Musk's massive $56...

Become a member

New, Relevant Tech Stories. Our article selection is done by industry professionals. Our writers summarize them to give you the key takeaways