On March 9, 2023 from 9:07 AM to 10:06 AM PST, some users experienced trouble with various features in Slack, such as adding bookmarks to channels, using workflows, connecting to Slack, or sending Slack Connect invites.
We discovered the service degradation was prompted by a load test that ran at a higher rate than intended, causing database outages to occur. To remediate the issue, we scaled back the load test to the normal rate which resolved the problem for all impacted users.
2:57 PM PST
We've released a fix and all impacted features are up and running once again. We appreciate your patience while we sorted this out.
11:37 AM PST
We’re still actively investigating this issue. In particular, users may be experiencing trouble with adding bookmarks to channels, using workflows, connecting to Slack, or sending Slack Connect invites. We’ll provide another update as soon as we have more information to share.
10:27 AM PST
Users may be encountering degraded service in Slack and various API calls are being impacted.
10:06 AM PST