Gmail service goes down globally

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 12:24

Zeenews Bureau

New Delhi: Gmail services was down on Monday around the world leaving millions unable to access their email accounts for about half-an-hour.

Consumer and business visitors to were greeted by an error page.

The type of error, with the code 502, indicated that proxy servers, which act as a middleman between web browsers and the Gmail servers, were unable to communicate with the Gmail servers

Other Google services were also affected. Users report of Chrome crashing several times.

However, the services were restored soon after.

The company confirmed the outage on its app status page, “We’re investigating reports of an issue with Google Mail. We will provide more information shortly."

(With Agency inputs)

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First Published: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 12:16

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