Published On: Wed, Dec 16th, 2020

Gmail is damaged right now, one day after a large outage (Update: Fixed?)

While it doesn’t seem to be totally down like it was yesterday morning, we’re conference many reports from Gmail users that a email use is carrying vital issues right now.

Some users are stating that Gmail is quite slow, while others are stating consistent blunder messages. One TechCrunch writer, meanwhile, beheld that emails he was promulgation to Gmail accounts appeared to immediately bounce, with Gmail’s server responding with an blunder reading “550-5.1.1 The email comment that we attempted to strech does not exist.

Google confirms a issues on a services dashboard, essay during 1:30 PM Pacific that they’re impacting a “significant” series of users:

We’re wakeful of a problem with Gmail inspiring a poignant subset of users. The influenced users are means to entrance Gmail, though are saying blunder messages, high latency, and/or other astonishing behavior.

In a second refurbish during 2:30 PM, Google says a teams are “continuing to examine this issue”; as of 3:30 PM, a association says it expects a issues to be bound by 4:00 PM while observant that time might change.

Update, 4:15 PM Pacific: Google now says a problems have been resolved.

Meanwhile, encrypted email use ProtonMail tweets that a email bouncing emanate mentioned above is widespread, with many emails sent to Gmail users bouncing permanently:

If you’re promulgation an email of any significance to a Gmail user right now, you’ll wish to wait until this is entirely fixed; if you’ve sent one in a final few hours, double check it was indeed received.

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