IBM Cloud Networking Problems


This issue was formally resolved at IBM ~12 hours ago and we have seen no further interruptions to Due to this Lightning Base is closing this incident, if you are still seeing any problems with a site please open a ticket at


Lightning Base monitoring has been showing service as stable since the previous update here. We are waiting on an all-clear from IBM, but given the normal status for some time now, if you are still seeing any problems please open a ticket at


We are seeing intermittent issues on systems located at the IBM Cloud datacenter (formerly Softlayer) in Melbourne. This appears to be related to a global issue with their cloud service:

This does not affect all sites hosted in Australia, as newer services are located in Google’s datacenter (aus251 on our status page). At the moment I’m writing this sites look to be loading normally but we have seen intermittent interruptions and are continuing to monitor the status here.