|Incident Started||November 8th, 15:20 UTC|
|Incident Stopped||November 8th, 16:05 UTC|
|Incident Started||November 8th, 18:09 UTC|
|Incident Stopped||November 8th, 18:014 UTC|
On November 8th, 15:20 UTC and November 8th, 18:09 UTC we identified a large denial of service attack on F5 Distributed Cloud Platform. This caused a reduction in performance for some of the core services ultimately impacting a small number of customers. DDoS mitigation functions were immediately deployed.
The root cause was denial of service attack on the platform focused on layers 3, 4 and 7 resulted degraded performance for small number of customers.
A number F5 Distributed Cloud DDoS protection were used to mitigate the problem. Tools like ACLs, Rate Limiting, Geo Blocks and TLS Fingerprints.
The degraded performance was restored, and the incident was mitigated on November 8th, 18:014 UTC.
|November 8th, 15:20 UTC||Our monitoring system detected large denial of service attack|
|November 8th, 15:25 UTC||Our monitoring system detected high resource consumption on core platform services.|
|November 8th, 15:28 UTC||F5XC Team identified the root cause as DDoS attacked and started mitigating it|
|November 8th, 16:05 UTC||The attack was mitigated|
|November 8th, 18:09 UTC||We observed another peak in the attack|
|November 8th, 18:014 UTC||The attack was mitigated|