Is Archiveofourown Down?

Published by Archiveofourown 2 months ago

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Response Header HTTP headers carry information about the client browser, the requested page and the server status
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Server: nginx/1.17.4
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Connection: close
Referrer-Policy: strict-origin-when-cross-origin
X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN
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X-Proxy-Cache: HIT
X-Hostname: ao3-front05
X-Clacks-Overhead: GNU Terry Pratchett
X-ao3-caching-backend: unicorn_story
X-Aooo-Debug1: Archive Unicorn
X-Clacks-Overhead: GNU Terry Pratchett
Potential_upstream: unicorn_cache
X-Hostname: ao3-front05
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:06:53 GMT
Cache-Control: max-age=0, no-cache
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Response Server Information regarding a specific transfer
Content Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Http Code: 200
Header Size: 821 B
Request Size: 81 B
Total Time: 0.252303 seconds
Name Lookup Time: 0.000289 seconds
Pretransfer Time: 0.063705 seconds
Download Size: 17.31 KB
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Start Transfer Time: 0.188978 seconds

How to Solve Archiveofourown Down or Outage Issues:

We have tried pinging using our servers in diverse locations and the website returned the above results.

If is down for us too there is nothing you can do except waiting. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or website maintenance is in progress.

If the site is UP for us but you however cannot access it, try one of our following solutions:

1. It might be Browser Related:

To solve Browser related issues that might make the site/server down for you, do a full Browser refresh of this site. You can do this by holding down CTRL + F5 keys at the same time on your browser.

This trick works perfectly on Chrome, Firefox, Brave, Opera, Safari and whatever default browser comes with your Windows nowadays lol.

2. Clear Your Cookies and Cache.

The contents of all modern sites and apps today are usually cached. This means a copy is stored in your browser as long as you have visited that page before. This is to make it easier to access when next you visit that page. This might be a problem especially if the page was down last time you checked.

You might need to clear that out of your browser memory for the site to load properly.

3. Fix DNS Problems

Domain Name System (DNS) is what allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words ( e.g .com, .us) in order to be remembered easily. This is usually provided by your Internet Service Provider.

To fix this, clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has.

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@phyreblade The Corellians that Kastiel captured have to put their names down on the surrender documents, of course. Check out the newest chapter of my fanfiction "Hunting Destiny" on @archiveofourown here:

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