Facebook Issues/Outage in Southeast?

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Thu Sep 23 15:20:50 CDT 2010


On Sep 23, 2010, at 4:01 PM, Jon Lewis wrote:

> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010, Steven Bellovin wrote:
> 
>> 
>> On Sep 23, 2010, at 3:40 59PM, Paul Stewart wrote:
>> 
>>> Over on the outages list there is a lot of discussion... I believe
>>> everyone is effected - we are peered with them in several locations and
>>> cannot reach them.
>>> 
>> 
>> http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2010/09/22/facebook-goes-down-for-some-users/
> 
> That's about yesterday's outage...but it has a helpful link to Facebook's twitter, where they apparently just posted[1]
> 
>  We've fixed the issue with a third-party networking provider, and anyone
>  impacted should be able to access Facebook normally.
> 
> yet facebook.com is still largely busted.  The main page took quite a while, but did eventually load.  Clicking links on it yields:
> 
> Service Unavailable - DNS failure
> 
> The server is temporarily unable to service your request. Please try
> again later.
> Reference #11.e321d0d1.1285271763.14f5425
> 
> I think they're still dealing with some issues.
> 
> [1] I don't use twitter, and though it says that was posted "less than 20 seconds ago via HootSuite", I call BS...because minutes later, it still says "less than 20 seconds ago..."  So for all I know, that could be their tweet from yesterday.

If you are talking about the direct twitter GUI, it doesn't change the estimated delay time  until you do something to refresh it (refresh the page, send new content, etc.).

Regards
Marshall


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