Read Cloudflare’s Statement Regarding Sunday Morning’s CenturyLink/Level(3) Outage
Cloudflare was suffering an outage Sunday morning that appeared to be affecting multiple websites.
CenturyLink/Level(3), a major ISP and Internet bandwidth provider, experienced a significant outage that impacted some of Cloudflare’s customers as well as a significant number of other services and providers across the Internet.
Here’s the statement regarding Sunday Morning outage“
“Today, starting at approximately 10:03 UTC, a misconfiguration at a major external network provider caused connectivity disruptions across the Internet. These disruptions impacted the operations of many service providers, including Cloudflare. Cloudflare’s systems routed around the problem, however, some Internet properties that use Cloudflare saw increased error rates during the impact period despite our mitigations.
During this period we saw traffic drop by about 3.5% across our network as well as an increase in HTTP errors which may have presented as 522 (Connection Timeout) status codes.
We have posted an initial detailed analysis of this incident written by our CEO on the Cloudflare blog. Presently, we are no longer seeing additional impact at Cloudflare from these transit provider issues.
We understand how disruptive these events can be, and we will continue to provide the latest updates for issues impacting Cloudflare’s network on cloudflarestatus.com.
The Cloudflare Team”