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text-https:443 has failed probes (retrospective task)
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This task is here for prosperity to capture the incident from 2022-05-25 where a flood of post requests caused an outage to the text service

20:08 <+jinxer-wm> (ProbeDown) firing: (8) Service text-https:443 has failed probes (http_text-https_ip4) #page - https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Network_monitoring#ProbeDown -
https://grafana.wikimedia.org/d/O0nHhdhnz/network-probes-overview?var-job=probes/service&var-module=http - https://alerts.wikimedia.org/?q=alertname%3DProbeDo

The traffic ultimately stopped on its own, however mitigations has also been implemented to limit future impact

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jbond triaged this task as Medium priority.May 25 2022, 10:07 AM
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Incident report is here https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Incidents/2022-05-25_de.wikipedia.org please review and update with any further information thanks