Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Gmail: Server Error (502)

Gmail is "down", for me at the least. This is the first time I'm seeing this error, so I can call this a discovery! I've heard about similar problems from Hungary and Estonia.

I also discovered that Gmail Notifier is a nice tool for monitoring the availability of the Gmail service. It tries to connect to the mailbox periodically, so you don't have to do it. The status is shown in the taskbar and auto-disappearing pop-up messages.

Update: Google has information in their Gmail blog: