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Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
12:2471.3 ms. 
10:2071.23 ms.
06:4554.67 ms. 
13:0671.49 ms.
17:5575.56 ms. 
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04:4471.27 ms. 
14:0171.41 ms.
13:580 ms. 
15:4871.24 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 17:19

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Having Problems with Accessing
Daniel Kian Mc Kiernan · 25 June 2016 - 06:20
· · Firefox 38.9 on Linux

LiveJournal churns, whether I use an ordinary connection or a VPN. It is effectively down, regardless of what is being claimed here. 

Avera Yugen · 10 April 2016 - 14:15
· · Chrome 30.0 on Windows

Since successfully signing up a week ago and posting one thing (and that took 11 attempts!) I have not been able to get in at all, and that is after trying 27 times,. I give up. I only write on You Tube and Amazon now. Forget about RelateToThat, Experience Project and Facebook as well . Or do your own website.

Chris Weingarten · 21 March 2016 - 18:42
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Livejournal down right now for everyone it says. I sure can't get in.

Севастьян Чистоганов · 2 March 2016 - 12:32
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Livejournal is down for me right now

Steve Baba · 12 June 2015 - 21:33
· · Chrome 43.0 on Windows

live journal is down for me as well. In California

Bev Wiles · 13 August 2014 - 03:08
Australia · Optus · Firefox 31.0 on Windows

Livejournal is down for me right now - Varnish 503 error whenever I try to go there.

Lauri Jackson Shearl · 15 May 2014 - 20:26
United States · Verizon Internet Services · Firefox 18.0 on Windows

won't load again at all now. Tried different browsers, different pc's - nothing, white page of crap

Mary Justine Conrad · 15 May 2014 - 18:52
United States · Verizon Internet Services · Firefox 28.0 on Windows

I can't get in at all, even logged out. The pages just continue to load and I get a white screen. Have tried Firefox, Chrome and IE, no luck.

Tj Heesch · 3 May 2014 - 18:28
United States · Verizon FiOS

once again, LJ is down and when it does come up, pictures in my entries don't load fully or not at all.

Ruthie Wilson · 26 April 2014 - 09:29
United States · Optimum Online

While the home page loads, my journal, and some other users' journals don't load fully. They just load the background and top bar and STOP. So yeah, it might as well be down IMO. >:(

Vadim Koverdinsky · 20 April 2014 - 14:32
United States · Optimum Online

LJ is down for me right now

Ted Schwartz · 20 April 2014 - 14:15
United States · Time Warner Cable

LJ is completely down for me right now.

Susan Williams · 2 March 2014 - 11:51
United States · Surry Telephone Membership Corporation

LJ is very very slow and completely down sometimes for me for the last hour at least.

Catherine L. Mock · 2 March 2014 - 10:46
United States · CenturyLink

Down again?

Rhonda Wright · 15 August 2013 - 19:57
United States · WideOpenWest

Unable to access LJ.

Eye Luff Beejs · 15 July 2013 - 16:35
United States · AT&T U-verse

I just loveeee* that it tells me this " is UP and reachable. The website is probably down just for you..." ... how about NO?

Arthur Kalmeyer · 16 May 2013 - 13:18
United States · Comcast Cable

LiveJournal is down.
But that's just a part of the problem. The real problem at this time seems to be the fact that NO ONE from the LiveJournal management is attempting to make the reasons behind this mess in any way understandable to the users!

C'mon, folks, many of us are software engineers, just give us a hint 'bout what the hell is going on with the service...

Chris Weingarten · 15 May 2013 - 15:11
United States · AT&T Internet Services

Posting is down. Error 500!

Kathy Joyce · 11 May 2013 - 10:04
Canada · Wightman Telecom

cant seem to reach livejournal right now :(

Valeree Jonsson · 16 March 2013 - 20:52
Canada · Bell Canada

My account doesn't even exist at the moment, when I try to login... I can get to the site, but my account's server is dead.

Angela Finley · 14 March 2013 - 19:19
United States · AT&T U-verse

...why is it not working?

Tina Imma Møller · 2 January 2013 - 03:46
Denmark · Tele Danmark

LiveJournal is currently up, but you may encounter some problems while attempting to use the service. Specifically, some pages may load slowly, the site may not respond when trying to login, and attempting to post entries or comments may result in intermittent errors. For people using certain Internet Service Providers (ISPs), LiveJournal is completely unavailable.

While LiveJournal has experienced some issues with our servers which we have posted about earlier, these issues have been resolved. The current problems are being caused by a sharp increase in malicious traffic which began on December 31. The first wave of that traffic was targeted at profile pages. As a temporary response to this, we disabled profile pages to maintain availability of the rest of the service.

We have already un-blocked profile pages but at this time, but some people using ISPs which have contributed to the malicious traffic are still being blocked by our mitigation system. We understand that there are legitimate users affected by this; in order to allow these people to access the site, we are taking steps to make the list of blocked addresses more precise so no legitimate users are affected.

In case your ISP is being blocked, there are several ways you can try to access the site:

- The Opera browser has a Turbo mode which works like a proxy server; LiveJournal may be available through this feature in Opera;

- If have access to an alternate ISP, try connecting through that ISP;

- You can try using any proxy servers available to you so your request is routed through networks that are not being blocked. If you do this, we strongly suggest you only use the servers you trust; passing your username and password through an untrusted network (e.g. in order to log in) can result in your account being compromised.

We apologize for the inconvenience these problems have caused.

Kathleen Winter · 1 January 2013 - 20:20
Canada · Videotron Ltee

The site is down for me and has been mostly down for two days. Does anyone know why?

Ra'am Eyal · 1 January 2013 - 19:12
United States · Charter Communications

Still down intermittently. I was able to access for a brief period but it is again down on all browsers on both of my computers.

Furthermore no clients (such as Semajic or LogJam) can reach LJ. I'm using Ubuntu, Firefox and Chromium, plus LogJam. No go. Interestingly my Windows computer loads it more often than not, albeit very slowly.

Sally Zhu Petersen · 1 January 2013 - 12:25
Denmark · Tele Danmark

it's down for me since yesterday. the whole day. :(

Christine Nicoletti · 1 January 2013 - 11:33
United Kingdom · Be Un Limited

Access to LJ has been intermittent since Saturday. I am unable to get on the site at all since yesterday, 31/12/2012.

Sentimiento Yaoi · 1 January 2013 - 09:17
Spain · ONO

me too :/

Ra'am Eyal · 1 January 2013 - 09:16
United States · Charter Communications

Down for me right now

Candra Wakeham · 1 January 2013 - 09:09
United States · Charter Communications

It's working for me now.

Barbara White · 1 January 2013 - 08:58
United States · Verizon FiOS

The service is up and down for me since yesterday

Lisa Wilson · 28 October 2012 - 17:07
United States · Verizon Wireless

Down for me and has been since Friday. Tried all of the above fixes- nothing.

Christina Lee · 14 October 2012 - 18:53
United States · Comcast Cable

Not working for me at all.

Elaine Ann Berghoff · 11 October 2012 - 06:52
United States · Comcast Cable

Pages are not fully loading, taking ages to open.

Steven Ang · 5 October 2012 - 23:42
Singapore · SingNet Pte

It is down for me!!

Kate Weinberger · 5 May 2012 - 23:59
United States · AT&T U-verse

I can't get on!

Ann Kenney · 22 March 2012 - 18:42
United Kingdom · Virgin Media

I cannot access the service

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