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Is Repl.it under DDoS attack?
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CoolCoderSJ

Is it? Repl.it’s being super slow, and when I reloaded I got the Cloudflare DDoS redirect page

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Baconman321

Not necessarily. From what I can assume, Repl.it probably got a lot of traffic from 1 ip address. Remember, most public Ip's are shared (if multiple people use the same network), so it may just be a school or something using repl.it a lot. Of course, this is not as likely as a DDoS attack, as it would take a lot of people using repl.it to trigger it's defence mode. Remember, if I had access to a terminal right now (which I don't), I could easily ping repl.it 100 times or so (probably more, if the terminal doesn't have a ping timeout) in 1 second (which I wouldn't; I love repl.it!)! Also, the slowness could be the result of a DDoS attack, or it could be that so many people are using repl.it from a single IP (again, probably DDoS, since the latter is unlikely).

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StephenBohannon

@Baconman321 I do know that my school is using it for learning python, and more schools are probably doing that too. So that isn't completely out of the possibility

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StephenBohannon

@Baconman321 I do know that my school is using it for learning python, and more schools are probably doing that too. So that isn't completely out of the possibility

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StephenBohannon

@Baconman321 I do know that my school is using it for learning python, and more schools are probably doing that too. So that isn't completely out of the possibility

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Baconman321

@StephenBohannon Um, you responded 3 times? Did it lag? XD

(Or am I lagging)

But yes, more schools are using it (sadly, mine does not offer cs classes beyond scratch level), as well as other institutions. This is evident through the numerous rapid changes replit has given, likely as a result of more buying products and therefore having more money to spend, as well as increased motivation for updating the platform.

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StephenBohannon

@Baconman321 fair enough, I do know that I am sending this through school computers so that might be why

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mhmcwatters23

Sometimes that happens (pretty rare though, especially since Replit uses Cloudflare's DDoS protection). But when the page finally loaded for me, the buttons were unresponsive. D:

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Coder100

yeah, it was i believe.
how annoying ughh

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angrydoge

Nah, it just stops DDoS attacks. Repl probably reloaded or something, and was just checking if you were on a safe platform.

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RYANTADIPARTHI

Yes, repl.it is really slow right now. I'm getting errors everywhere. but they are working on it though. soon it will be solved, and everything will be fine. just gotta have patience.