Slack is down on the primary full work day of 2021. The corporate stated Monday morning “Prospects could have bother loading channels or connecting to Slack right now. Our group is investigating and we are going to comply with up with extra data as quickly as we’ve it. We apologize for any disruption brought about.”
Customers started reporting points round 10AM ET, and the corporate posted its first standing replace about the issue at 10:14AM.
At first, Slack was reporting points with connecting to the service and messaging. An replace on its standing web page at 11:20AM ET upgraded the state of affairs to a full-blown outage, with all facets of Slack— together with log-ins, messaging, calls, and connections— exhibiting as unavailable. “All arms are on deck on our finish to additional examine,” based on the replace web page.
The service gave the impression to be slowly returning to regular for some customers; a 12:29PM ET replace from Slack stated “Whereas the problem is essentially nonetheless ongoing, we imagine some prospects might even see enchancment in connecting to Slack after a refresh.” On the standing web page nevertheless, all providers had been nonetheless exhibiting an outage.
Replace 11:30AM ET: Added that Slack has upgraded the issue to a full outage of its providers
Replace 12:35PM ET: Added that the service could also be returning for some customers