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Cloudflare apologizes for data center 'error'

2022-06-22 17:48 by


Cloudflare has apologized for an outage on Tuesday morning, tracing the problem to a configuration change during network upgrades. Hundreds of websites and a large number of services including FTX, Discord, Omegle, DoorDash, Crunchyroll, NordVPN and Feedly have been affected.

Users had also indicated that they were struggling to use Coinbase, Shopify and League of Legends, according to DownDetector, a crowdsourced web monitoring tool that tracks outages.

The company, which faced a similar outage in some parts of the world last week, didn't disclose what caused the issue. Earlier today John Graham-Cumming, the firm's chief technology officer, said on a Hacker News thread that the outage didn't spread worldwide but affected "a lot of places."

Cloudflare is one of today's major content delivery networks (CDNs). The US firm also provides distributed denial-of-service protection to online domains, speed optimization, and various cybersecurity services. The company accounts for millions of customers worldwide including major enterprise firms.

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