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Cloudflare: Zahlreiche Apps, Websites und Dienste von Ausfall betroffen

Cloudflare: Numerous Apps, Websites, and Services Affected by Outage

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The content delivery network (CDN) and the DNS services of the American company cloud flare It stopped working this morning, causing numerous applications, services, and websites to become intermittently unavailable, responding to requests with only an HTTP 500 error.

Applications, services and websites report 500 error

After more and more websites with the message 500 Internal Server Error Shortly before 9 am, Cloudflare reported the global failure of much of the content delivery network it provided through the Twitter short message service. The company promised to fix the cause of the error as soon as possible.

A corresponding fix was implemented just an hour later and its effects on the network were observed until further notice. Shortly after, Cloudflare was able to officially give the go-ahead.

Cloudflare also has a corresponding in time and form status report published about the blackout with more details.

  • 10:06 CEST
    • This incident has been resolved.
  • 9:51 a.m. CEST
    • We are still monitoring the result.
  • 9:20am CET
    • A fix has been implemented and we are monitoring the results.
  • 8:47 a.m. CET
    • The issue has been identified and a fix is ​​being implemented.
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  • 8:34 a.m. CET
    • Critical incident P0 was declared. Connectivity on the Cloudflare network has been interrupted in large regions.
    • Customers trying to reach Cloudflare sites in affected regions will see 500 errors. The incident affects all services in the data plane of our network.

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In addition to various apps, online services and websites, real-time transfers from various banks were also affected by the flaw, but should have started working again by now.

Back in July and August 2020, Cloudflare’s content delivery network failed widely, while a DNS bug recently took Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram offline for several hours.

Cloudflare takes websites and services by storm

The website fall detector graphically displays current idle times and provides an overview of all network errors. Failures on Cloudflare are often accompanied by failures on other websites and services.

Fall detector provides an overview of all faults
Fall detector provides an overview of all faults