GitHub outage impacts Actions, Codespaces, Issues, Pull Requests

GitHub

​GitHub was down today, affected by a worldwide outage preventing access to the website, issuing commits, cloning projects, or performing pull requests.

The outage started at approximately 2:15 PM EST, with the website responding with HTTP 500 error codes, as shown below.

GitHub showing 500 error codes
GitHub showing 500 error codes

Attempts to clone or commit to existing GitHub projects also failed with HTTP 500 error codes.

It is unclear what caused the outage, with the GitHub status page only stating that they were investigating degraded performance for GitHub Actions, Codespaces, Issues, and Pull Requests.

Resolved This incident has been resolved.

Posted 11 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:34 UTC

Update Pull Requests is operating normally.

Posted 11 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:34 UTC

Update Codespaces is operating normally.

Posted 12 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:33 UTC

Update GitHub Actions is operating normally.

Posted 13 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:32 UTC

Update Issues and Pull Requests are now experiencing degraded performance. We are still investigating and will provide an update when we have one.

Posted 18 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:26 UTC

Update Codespaces is experiencing degraded performance. We are still investigating and will provide an update when we have one.

Posted 25 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:19 UTC

Update GitHub Actions is now experiencing degraded performance. We are still investigating and will provide an update when we have one.

Posted 28 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:17 UTC

Update GitHub Actions, Issues, and Pull Requests are now experiencing degraded availability. We are continuing to investigate.

Posted 30 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:14 UTC

Investigating We are investigating reports of degraded performance for GitHub Actions, Issues, and Pull Requests.

Posted 32 minutes ago. Feb 022022 – 19:12 UTC

At approximately 2:30 PM EST, GitHub became accessible again and the outage was resolved. However, it is unclear what caused the outage in the first place.

As we learn more, we will update this story.

This is a developing story