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Questions tagged [outage]

An outage is when the Stack Exchange network, or certain features of the network, is not available to its users due to the server being down. An outage can be planned (e.g. maintenance), or unplanned (e.g. DDoS attack).

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Stack Overflow is currently offline for maintenance [closed]

Stack Overflow is currently offline for maintenance but it's not reported on Twitter Update: The outage affected Meta as well as other sites, but fortunately it was quickly solved. Another update:
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Allow direct IP access

The recent DNS outage caused me to lose access to the Stack Exchange network. Being a good little programmer, I tried to work around the problem: $ wget --spider stackoverflow.com Connecting to ...
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Is chat on this site down? [closed]

For some reason chat is showing a Runtime Error everytime I try to open it. The message displayed reads: Server Error in '/' Application. Runtime Error Description: An exception occurred ...
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Chat rooms are not receiving question feeds

There seems to be something preventing question feeds from appearing in chat. For one example, the Code Review chat room's feed subscriptions include Recent Questions - Code Review Stack Exchange and ...
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CloudFlare 522 errors on some SE sites at the moment

The picture below says it all :) Currently noticed on: StackOverflow Travel.SE Webmasters.SE It's a little intermittent as well. Error 522 Ray ID: 2aef4188a0151d80 2016-06-06 22:21:27 UTC ...
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Missing outage postmortem for 2015-05-05

The Stack Exchange network experienced a network-wide outage on May 5 (Note: due to timezone differences dates may be off by one): StackExchange Status ‏@StackStatus May 5 We are investigating ...
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Can @StackStatus tweets be posted to StackStatus.net automatically?

While it sounds crazy, some of us do not actually have twitter accounts and really do not use twitter at all, so we don't see tweets from @StackStatus. This is especially true for users behind ...
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Back up JSFiddle links in questions

The concept of adding JSFiddle integration has been discussed in: Custom jsFiddle for Stack Overflow While adding it sounds like a lot of work, at any moment JSFiddle could change its terms of ...
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Accounts are temporarily unavailable: add a link to a notice explanation

I have read previous questions about the message being self-sufficient... but it really isn't. Even moderators are in the dark, and the message given reads like a generic error. Suggestion: Add a ...
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Investigation results of Dec 12 2012 outage

http://stackstatus.net/post/37789095378/outage-dec-12th-2012 Even though the primary load balancer appears to be fine after the kick, we’re not trusting it just yet and have shifted it back in ...
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Lost about 1% reputation after data center migration

After the planned outage because of the migration to the new data center last night my stack overflow reputation dropped from 4280 to 4245: After a browser refresh: The history doesn't show any ...
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Stackoverflow.com is down? [closed]

Seems like stackoverflow.com and other Q&A sites are down. The following is displayed: Stack Overflow is currently offline for maintenance But is it really just maintenance or is it an outage?
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I keep getting “504 Gateway Time-out” on Stack Overflow for anything except the home page

This started yesterday morning (Obviously, I have no problem with meta StackOverflow; I have problems just with Stack Overflow.) It also appears that not many other users have the problem because ...
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Votes registered but not reflected in reputation after outage

On the weekend of your recent outage I had received a couple of upvotes for my answers (for example, this one: I'm looking for internationalization verification tool ) but my reputation points for the ...
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Consecutive Days bug/glitch

Up until a few hours ago (at least I presume that's the case!), I had somewhere around the mid to late 90s in "consecutive days" showing, but as of just now Stackoverflow is showing: Is this a (...
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Stack Overflow Outage [closed]

As a result of power loss at the PEAK data center as posted on our blog our SQL instance was shut down unexpectedly. SQL Server was unable to recover using dbcc checkdb and we decided to restore from ...
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Slowdown on SO and meta? [closed]

Is anyone else seeing SO and meta responding very slowly when clicking links, etc? I thought perhaps it was issues with my ISP at home, but I'm seeing the same sort of problems at work. Periodically ...