Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

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hubby
Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

Reports from all around the world are indicating issues with gMail - some are calling it a sophisticated (and brazen) DDOS attack:

InformationWeek.com wrote:
In Google's Gmail forum, users claiming to be in Italy, Germany, France, and Taiwan, along with users from various states in the U.S., report being unable to access Gmail. At 11:12am PT, Google posted the following: "We're aware of a problem with Google Mail affecting a small subset of users. The affected users are unable to access Google Mail. We will provide an update by August 31, 2009 11:30:00 AM UTC-7 detailing when we expect to resolve the problem. Please note that this resolution time is an estimate and may change." At 11:28am PT, Google posted an update stating that service has been restored for some users and that it expects access will restored for all users "in the near future," with the caveat that this estimate may change

Source: http://www.informationweek.com/news/internet/google/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=219500837

Access to gMail via IMAP (Outlook Express, MacMail, MS-Outlook, SmartPhones, etc) Does not appear to be affected.

   

   

Almost Evil
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

 Twitter has been blowing up about this for the past 30minutes or so. Kind of amusing :D

 

"Who is this irresistible creature who has an insatiable love for the dead? Living Dead Girl"

PrincessB
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

I had some problems with gmail earlier, but I just thought it was my work computer acting up again. It is working fine now.

snazzy
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

i had issues today with my gmail too. server error. it stunk.

MariaO
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

This figures - I sent an important gmail today. Nice :(

p to the izzle
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

With today being a special day I have been bombarded with emails. Gmail has been fine for me all day. Now if it did go out for an hour or so I might not have noticed. It might have even been nice to not have my iPhone yelling at me every few minutes.

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hubby
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

it looks like only the web interface is/was having trouble. I've been getting gMail via IMAP on my iPhone and Mac Mail all day, but Gmail.com only gave "500 SERVER ERROR".. Seems ok now..

p to the izzle
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

Oh I see. So people still check email on computers? Weird. I kid of course. I just rarely check it from anywhere other than my phone partly because my signature says "sent from my iPhone" so no one expects a lengthy reply.

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Almost Evil
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

 haha i only get mine via my phone as well. Well, rarely i will log in to the comp to check a large attachment or something. And i feel the same since my sig says something to the same effect (though i dont use an iphone, i have an instinct) its the same idea :)

 

"Who is this irresistible creature who has an insatiable love for the dead? Living Dead Girl"

Wonderland
Re: Yah, it's not just you: Gmail IS down

Well Google is offering up an apology and explanation for yesterday's annoying crash...A miscalculation on their behalf...I say annoying cause I'm in my Gmail account all day long and it, to put it bluntly, sucked lots when it suddenly crashed and burned yesterday.  But nothing's perfect and- yay working well today!...so far...dundundunnnn...  :)

 

                                     

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Gmail IS down
My Gmail didn't work all day yesterday, but this morning it's working fine!

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