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Site and Currently Down

We have received a report the National Finance Center site is currently returning a 500: Server Error (thanks Melissa) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is returning an IBM HTTP WebSphere software page. We are currently investigating to get additional information.

Update 1: is now back up at 02:30 GMT


Guy Bruneau IPSS Inc. gbruneau at isc dot sans dot edu


478 Posts
ISC Handler
Dec 21st 2014
The issue appears to be related to CA's SiteMinder SSO.
Alex Stanford

136 Posts
NFC is now back.

Any word what this outage was about?

Considering the issues on the world stage, and the importance of what NFC provides to many federal agencies (Payroll Processing), I can't help but suspect something malicious.

I Did not see any planned maintenance warnings.

7 Posts is using a mis-matched domain SSL cert.

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12 Posts

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