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Tropical Island




msg:3982245
 8:41 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Any body been having problems getting into Gmail for the last half hour?

 

GaryK




msg:3982246
 8:44 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Yes, I have. Server error #502.

Tropical Island




msg:3982254
 8:56 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

OK, here's more info:

Users of Gmail from around the globe are reporting that the service isn't accessible. Google is promising a fix soon.

[informationweek.com...]

nomatter




msg:3982255
 8:57 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

yes. me too in germany

natim




msg:3982259
 8:59 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Same here getting the 502 Server Error as well, no updates for east coast when it will be back

GaryK




msg:3982266
 9:07 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Thanks, TI. All I'm getting at that link is a blank white page. WebmasterWorld effect? ;)

Tropical Island




msg:3982269
 9:13 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

No I think it is just overloaded.
I got it from Google news.

A very strange thing is happening.
I am signed into Google accounts & have iGoogle open.
When I click on the Gmail link at the top of the page it starts off by saying the normal...waiting for gmail...however it then shows that it is downloading information from a website called trading.....online.com I purposely left out the complete name. When I try to access this domain I only get a blank page probably from server overload.

Is it possible that Gmail is under attack by someone who changed their IP addresses? I'm not very up on these things so any input would be helpful.

LifeinAsia




msg:3982272
 9:18 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Just went there and got right in. (I'm in California.)

GaryK




msg:3982278
 9:23 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

I don't know, TI. I'm up on software development, not DNS issues. :)

On the bright side though, I'm seeing the same thing LiA is. Gmail seems to working fine again.

Sadly though, with Gmail, the above statement must be qualified with: working again for now.

webfoo




msg:3982287
 9:40 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Its not working here either. But G's other products (Search, Calendar, Reader, etc.) seem to not be having problems.

webfoo




msg:3982294
 9:55 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

It's intermittent now. Sometimes it works, other times it's in Offline mode.

Tropical Island




msg:3982313
 10:26 pm on Sep 1, 2009 (gmt 0)

Working again for me (for now).

Just realized that I have passed 7 years with WebmasterWorld & now have 2500 posts.

Seems like yesterday I started posting on this great forum.

GaryK




msg:3982453
 4:37 am on Sep 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

I have passed 7 years with WebmasterWorld

Congrats!

tangor




msg:3982461
 4:50 am on Sep 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

According to this report the outage was about an hour and a half:

[theregister.co.uk...]

dreamcatcher




msg:3982508
 8:29 am on Sep 2, 2009 (gmt 0)

Engineer error knocks out Gmail
[news.bbc.co.uk...]

dc

GaryK




msg:3983852
 6:02 am on Sep 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

I just received an e-mail from Google about the Gmail outage.

Basically they said that as a result of the outage they'll be extending a 3-day SLA credit to my account. And that the credit will be reflected in an automatic 3-day extension to my Google Apps term date. No action on my part is necessary.

The also appear to be taking the outage quite seriously. All kinds of changes are being implemented to help ensure something dumb like this doesn't happen again. I guess we'll see if that really happens. But the 3-day SLA credit, while not a huge amount of money for myself alone, I would imagine is a substantial sum when you consider all the Apps customers Google must have.

System
redhat



msg:3995115
 4:23 pm on Sep 24, 2009 (gmt 0)

The following message was cut out to new thread by engine. New thread at: gmail_advertising/3995113.htm [webmasterworld.com]
6:49 pm on Sep. 24, 2009 (utc +1)

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