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Fastly CDN outage was causing major sites to be inaccessible from Australia (fastly.com)
28 points by siquick 12 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 8 comments





Seems to be an issue with Fastly's Australian servers.


Yeah happening for me and friends too, despite being on different ISPs and in different states of Australia.

It’s random too. A site that doesn’t work for them works for me, and vice versa.


For anyone who's not aware of the international connectivity of Australia:

Unless you're in WA, your international traffic is almost certainly going out via Sydney.

Up until about the last 18 months, all the cable landing points bar one were in Sydney. Since then there's been a couple of new high-capacity links landing in WA, and another in QLD.

But most traffic is still US-Bound, so Sydney makes the most sense for a location to host in as the first point.


Many websites help in these cases, to check if it's just you, just a region, or everyone having the same issue: https://www.uptrends.com/tools/uptime

I'm based in Europe, and all sites show correctly...

Working for me, can you add more details?

All working fine in India.



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