Update: The maintenance finished on schedule and all systems should be functioning normally with one exception: some users may be experiencing intermittent errors on pages with CAPTHA. In other words attempts to join groups, create groups, or add new members to existing groups may fail. Our team is working towards resolving this issue. In the interim if you try more than once, you should be able to successfully complete these flows.
If you experience any other unusual issues, please contact Customer Care.
I wanted to give you a heads-up. On Monday, August 9 from 2-5pm Pacific Standard time, (22:00-01:00 GMT)Yahoo! Groups will conduct some tests to comply with our annual Business Continuity Planning Certification (BCP).
BCP ensures that, should we suffer a major technical outage, we can minimize the impact on your groups by quickly switching to a fully operational copy of the site in another location.
Per your suggestions and comments on our previous blog posts, I wanted to inform you ahead of time, as there may be a brief period of errors on your group’s homepage. Some groups might also experience message-posting delays for up to 2-3 hours.
There is a possibility that messages in a few groups will be queued up and delivered at a later time, but don’t worry our team is working hard to decrease this possibility.
We expect the maintenance to be complete and all systems performing normally again by 5 pm.
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