PingID Service Interruption
Incident Report for Ping Identity

Incident Summary

PingID SMS and voice authentication stopped functioning at 7:11 am MST on December 2, 2016. As the Ping Team responded to the issue, it was discovered that there was an internal operational (not a technical) issue that prevented the authentication from occurring. The impact window was 23 minutes. No other services were affected.

Customer Impact

PingID users using the SMS and voice authentication methods did not receive SMS messages. Fewer than 5% of sessions were affected.

Incident Timeline (MST)

  • 07:11 - Reports of failed PingID SMS authentication
  • 07:34 - PingID SMS and voice delivery restored.

Resolution Status

The Ping Team has identified and resolved the root cause of this issue.

Posted over 1 year ago. Dec 07, 2016 - 17:13 UTC

Engineers have confirmed that this issue is resolved. Pairing and authenticating via SMS should work as expected.
Posted over 1 year ago. Dec 02, 2016 - 15:31 UTC
Engineers have identified an issue with our managed cloud communications provider that prevents PingID users from pairing or authenticating via SMS. We've applied a fix and will update this message when the incident has been confirmed to be resolved.

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Posted over 1 year ago. Dec 02, 2016 - 14:40 UTC
This incident affected: PingID Services (PingID App, PingID Authenticator - North America (.com), PingID Authenticator - Europe (.eu), PingID Authenticator - Australia (