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Regarding open incident affecting SFO1, SFO2, SFO3 [9/13/2023]

Are there any potential threats to account/VPS security regarding the current incident or is it purely a performance issue(or is there no way of knowing)? I’m leaving my droplet offline for the time being – not sure if it’s an over-reaction but I thought I may as well for the time being.


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Matt Cowley
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September 13, 2023

Hey there,

I’m assuming you’re referring to the ongoing Networking - Multiple Regions incident.

As the status page notes, the impact here is networking performance to and from our SFO datacenters, as well as a few other routes between regions, due to an upstream issue with networking providers.

You may see poor network performance (slowness, packet loss, etc.) for Droplets and other services talking to/from SFO and these other impacted regions. There is no threat to your account or services though – this is a networking incident, not a security incident.

Hope that helps! - Matt.

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