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Major incident Production Environment - Production: Web Services (API) Sandbox Environment - Sandbox: BuyNow Hosted Pages - Production: BuyNow Hosted Pages - Sandbox: Web Services (API)
2018-10-28 13:30 PST · 2 hours, 9 minutes



Unfortunately, we experienced several transaction failures with one of our acquiring banks.

  • During the incident timeframe, we encountered transaction failures which impacted captures and refunds.
  • The failures appeared in a specific acquirer and resulted from communication interruptions of specific servers in our US Datacenter.
  • In the majority of cases - this incident had no impact on our services, thanks to the acquirer failover mechanism - failed captures failed over to a secondary bank.
  • Our Operations team redirected traffic to our UK Datacenter to isolate impacted environment to resolve routing - since this change, we see no further transaction failures.
  • We are still working with the acquirer’s technical team to understand the root-cause and take actions to prevent this from happening in the future.
December 4, 2020 · 02:41 PST

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