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Facebook says root cause of outage was faulty configuration change

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Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all went down late on Monday night. Platforms confirmed on Twitter they were aware of issues and working to resolve them. Facebook said a “faulty configuration change” on its routers was believed to be at the centre of the outage. Users were eventually able to access Facebook and Instagram from late Monday evening.
9 months ago·Menlo Park, United States

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Facebook blames "faulty configuration change" for nearly six-hour outage

(Reuters) -Facebook Inc blamed a "faulty configuration change" for a nearly six-hour outage on Monday that prevented the company's 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media and messaging services such as WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger. The company in a late Monday blog post https://engineering.fb.com/2021/10/04/networking-traffic/outage did not specify who executed the configuration change and whether it was planned. Several Faceboo…

9 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Times of India

Downdetector Internet monitoring site says Facebook outage biggest in history

Rest of World News: WASHINGTON: Downdetector, a site that monitors reports of outages across the internet, said the Facebook service outage is the largest it has ever see.

9 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Reuters

Facebook says root cause of outage was faulty configuration change

- Facebook Inc on Monday cited faulty configuration changes on its routers as the root cause of the nearly six-hour outage that prevented the company's 3.5 billion users from accessing its social media and messaging services. "Our engineering teams have learned that configuration changes on the backbone routers that coordinate network traffic between our data centers caused issues that

9 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Facebook explains error that caused global outage

Engineers’ command accidentally disconnected company’s network from rest of world, blogpost saysFacebook has said an error during routine maintenance of its network of data centers caused a cascade of problems that took down its platforms for more than six hours on Monday.In a blogpost published on Tuesday, Santosh Janardhan, vice-president of engineering, said the global outage that saw Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp go dark for billions of u…

9 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CTV News

Facebook blames outage on error during routine maintenance

The global outage that knocked Facebook and its other platforms offline for hours was caused by an error during routine maintenance, the company said.

9 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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NDTV

Outage Monitoring Site Says Facebook Outage Biggest In History: Report

Downdetector, a site that monitors reports of outages across the internet, said the Facebook service outage is the largest it has ever seen.

9 months ago·New Delhi, India
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