Network changes, not cyber attacks, caused outages: Cloudflare (LEED)

Many popular platforms like Discord, DoorDash, NordVPN, Zerodha, Upstox and others using Cloudflare services went down for users globally including India.

“A network change in some of our data centers made a portion of our network unavailable. Due to the nature of the incident, customers may have difficulty accessing websites and services that rely on Cloudflare,” the company said in a statement. with IANS.

“Cloudflare was working on a fix within minutes, and the network is now operating normally,” it added.

Given the scale of CloudFlare and the percentage of the Internet that relies on our network, “when we have problems it is important that we are open and transparent about what happened, why it happened, and what we are doing to ensure that it should not happen. again”.

Cloudflare previously stated that it had identified the issue and rolled out a fix, and many platforms subsequently resumed normal operations.

According to DownDetector, Coinbase and Shopify users also faced problems.

Last week, several online platforms such as Shopify, Discord, Acko, GitLab and others were closed to users in India as Cloudflare suffered an outage.

Cloudflare said in a statement that it was not the result of a cyberattack.

“The root cause of the problem was increased resource consumption due to a software release. Cloudflare was working on a fix within minutes, and the network is now operating normally,” the company said in a statement.

Many customers in India faced ‘HTTP 504’ error-based service outage especially for long running queries.

The outage also affected SaaS platforms OSlash, Flitpay and other platforms that run their operations on the Cloudflare network.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-aggregated by a computer program and is not created or edited by FreshersLIVE.Publisher : IANS-media

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