Facebook blames major outage on router work

Publish: 4:48 PM, October 5, 2021 | Update: 4:48:PM, October 5, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO,  – Facebook late Monday blamed a major outage across its platforms on configuration changes it made to routers that coordinate network traffic between its data centers “This disruption to network traffic had a cascading effect on the way our data centers communicate, bringing our services to a halt,” Facebook vice president of infrastructure Santosh Janardhan said in a post.