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503 errors on TMC for the past few hours

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by MorrisonHiker, Jul 6, 2017.

  1. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 100D 2019.20.4.2

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    Is everyone else seeing the intermittent 503 errors on TMC today? For me, the issue started several hours ago. The site has been going up and down since then. I checked with a couple other users and they are seeing the same thing.

     
  2. Alketi

    Alketi Member

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    Yep, getting it constantly now. The New Posts button fails intermittently and often. DDos attack?
     
  3. bakerboy

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    Same here
     
  4. LoL Rick

    LoL Rick Like Buttah

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    Not sure if it is the same problem, but for the past couple hours I have problems with pages not loading. I can generally get them to load after multiple refreshes. When it happens it just stalls at a blank screen. I tried to upload a screen capture, but that fails too.
     
  5. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 100D 2019.20.4.2

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    Yep, depending on the browser you are using, you'll see a different message but it sounds like it's the same 503 error.
     
  6. GoTslaGo

    GoTslaGo Learning Member

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    Same as @LoL Rick

    Site not loading, just a blank page. Even rebooted my Ipad. Still intermittent. Although now that I can type, it seems to be getting better.

    On Safari.
     
  7. Johann Koeber

    Johann Koeber Active Member

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    Site loads occasionally, otherwise white screen.

    (I thought maybe because POTUS is here in Hamburg)
     
  8. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

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    It seems to be better now.

    Not likely.. the site is proxied by Cloudflare, which is supposed to protect against DDOS attacks. I suspect it was more of a problem with the source hosting.
     
  9. boaterva

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    Had that an hour ago (blank screen) and happen to be on iPhone now and seems to be better.
     
  10. GoTslaGo

    GoTslaGo Learning Member

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    Working more normally now for me. At first I thought it was me boss telling me to get back to work....:eek:
     
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  11. boaterva

    boaterva Supporting Member

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    Something is more important than TMC?! :D
     
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  12. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Yeah, we had an issue server side. I think I've fixed it.
     
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  13. thecloud

    thecloud As rhythm raced inside, the ship came alive

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    Looks good now. I was also just seeing a blank page earlier today, but all seems back to normal.
     
  14. jareade

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    Same here. Was starting to go through withdrawal symptoms. Glad to see it's back - the shakes have abated. :)
     
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  15. X Fan

    X Fan Supporting Member

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    Thanks for fixing.....
     
  16. Plugsuvohio

    Plugsuvohio Member

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    yes
     
  17. datoda

    datoda Member

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    FYI: I have been seeing this error with my Chrome browser frequently in the past few days.
     
  18. Merrill

    Merrill Active Member

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    Did it again just after 8am for 30 minutes.
     
  19. GolanB

    GolanB Supporting Member

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    I suspect the site is having some scaling issues; I've noticed the problem usually around the time there is an update notification for a major news item. I got one about 30 minutes ago and couldn't get into the site either.
     

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  20. Merrill

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    Yes, around 9am for 30 minutes.
     

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