[tor-talk] Outage of meek-azure

David Fifield david at bamsoftware.com
Fri Aug 14 22:01:40 UTC 2015

On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 09:08:42PM -0700, David Fifield wrote:
> A few hours ago the meek-azure CDN endpoint stopped working and is now
> serving an error code 403. The outage is caused by an error in account
> management and I think it will be temporary. I am talking with support
> about it now.
> What happened is Microsoft transitioned users from one kind of sponsored
> account (Microsoft Azure Pass) to another kind (Microsoft Azure
> Sponsorship). While I created the new sponsorship account, I did not
> realize that you had to separately transfer all your services to the new
> account. The old account finally expired today and the services abruptly
> stopped working.

The outage is resolved. Anyone who was using the old meek-azure
configuration, you meek will start working again. But by now everyone
should have upgraded to the latest 5.0 or 5.5a1 version of Tor Browser,
which have an updated configuration and were working even before now.

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