Cloudflare outage on July 17, 2020
July 18, 2020 2:22AM
Today a configuration error in our backbone network caused an outage for Internet properties and Cloudflare services that lasted 27 minutes. We saw traffic drop by about 50% across our network....
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Cloudflare Dashboard and API Outage on April 15, 2020
April 16, 2020 1:28AM
Starting at 1531 UTC and lasting until 1952 UTC, the Cloudflare Dashboard and API were unavailable because of the disconnection of multiple, redundant fibre connections from one of our two core data centers....
Details of the Cloudflare outage on July 2, 2019
July 12, 2019 4:45PM
Almost nine years ago, Cloudflare was a tiny company and I was a customer not an employee. Cloudflare had launched a month earlier and one day alerting told me that my little site, jgc.org, didn’t seem to have working DNS any more....
Cloudflare outage caused by bad software deploy (updated)
July 02, 2019 4:50PM
Starting at 1342 UTC today we experienced a global outage across our network that resulted in visitors to Cloudflare-proxied domains being shown 502 errors (“Bad Gateway”). The cause of this outage was deployment of a single misconfigured rule within the Cloudflare Web Application Firewall (WAF)...
How a Nigerian ISP Accidentally Knocked Google Offline
November 15, 2018 5:22PM
Last Monday evening — 12 November 2018 — Google and a number of other services experienced a 74 minute outage. Incidents like this only serve to demonstrate just how much frailty is involved in how packets get from one point on the Internet to another....