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System Status

Sunday, 22 May 2022 22:07 US Pacific Time

All services are operating normally.
Incident history (two years)
03/25/2022 17:30-19:30 Web: All web sites were intermittently offline due to network interface issue on database server.
01/25/2022 00:00-11:00 Groups: Messages were delayed overnight due to a technical issue introduced by a system update.
04/25/2021 22:45-23:00 Web: All database-backed web sites offline during the first phase of a server upgrade.
04/14/2021 02:00-09:30 Groups: Messages were delayed by several hours due to a combination of server process issues at EE and rate-limiting at Google.
02/02/2021 15:02-15:15 Web: Database server temporarily offline due to technician error while configuring new db server.
01/25/2021 21:30 – 01/26/2021 08:45 Mail: Delivery to some domains delayed due to configuration error from software update.
01/14/2021 – 01/16/2021 Groups: Delivery to some recipients was either delayed or blocked because of an issue with an email reputation service used by Apple and other providers. EE has made adjustments that we believe will avoid triggering this issue in the future.
12/21/2020 00:00-12:30 Mail and Groups: Outgoing emails were blocked or deferred because of an issue with DNS lookups at our upstream internet provider. All deferred messages delivered after issue was resolved.
03/30/2020 09:00-14:00 All services: Intermittent slowness or unavailability due to internet routing issues upstream of our ISP.
03/30/2020 21:00-22:18 Web: Some sites offline for migration to new server.
03/23/2020 14:30-16:30 Groups: Deferrals from larger mail providers causing delays in message delivery.
03/17/2020 10:00-11:00 All services: Offline due to network interruption from our upstream internet provider while they worked to increase capacity.
03/06/2020 10:20-10:40 Web: Offline due to database server crash.