At of 2:07 pM EST, Instructure identified increased errors which are causing slowness and errors when accessing Canvas. Users received an error message stating “This website is under heavy load (request timed out) We’re sorry, too many people are accessing this website at the same time. We’re working on this problem. Please try again later.”a
At 2:36 ET, Canvas Engineering team implemented a fix to resolve these issues.
Canvas status page was updated at 2:43 PM ET when the issue was resolved. Instructure will continue to monitor the results to ensure no further impact.
You can check the status of Canvas on Canvas status page where updates are posted as they are available.