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Apologies for not posting this on http://meta.stackexchange.com, but I can't log into that site because all OpenID logins to StackExchange 1.0 sites (including meta.stackexchange) are broken now, and have been broken for at least a few hours.

Known problem? Is there an ETA for a fix?

I can repro this on multiple OpenID providers-- looks like it's a StackExchange problem, not a provider-specific one. It also occurs on all StackExchange 1.0 sites (including Fog Creek's own support sites for FogBugz and Kiln) so it's not specific to any particular StackExchange 1.0 site. Although of course I'm posting because our company's support site http://answers.splunk.com/ is affected too.

To repro:

  1. go to http://meta.stackexchange.com
  2. click log in
  3. click the link to log in with OpenID
  4. click any openid provider (I used MyOpenID)
  5. enter your openid info (e.g. username)

Expected: works

Actual:

Got this error message:

Unable to log in with your OpenID provider:

Web request to 'http://[my username redacted here].myopenid.com/' failed.

Here's info that looks like the SE version info:

<meta name="generator" content="StackExchange 0.9 (20100413135304-37b86aed49ad)">

UPDATE:

Linking to dupe filed on meta.stackexchange (presumably by someone with a cached login!) : http://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/6613/openid-login-is-broken-on-all-stackexchange-1-0-sites

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same here - using google as openID provider –  Flatlin3 Nov 15 '10 at 6:53

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

My answer from meta.stackexchange.com:

We had a router issue in the datacenter. The secondary router came online almost immediately, so sites were still accessible, but the web servers were not able to reach addresses outside the network, a requirement for OpenID.

Everything should be running again as of about 9:27 AM Eastern -- let us know if you see any more issues.

We're very sorry about the downtime, and the sys admins are looking in to it to make sure it doesn't happen again.

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