Magento: Admin area stall/freeze

After noting some downtime issues recently with - it has come to our attention that it has had a possible impact on stores. When Magentocommerce went down this afternoon - the admin area on all of our hosted stores became non-responsive. As a test, we thought perhaps the version checking facility in the admin (to check for new messages/updates) might be hanging and causing an issue. We subsequently added,
To the /etc/hosts file, then after, trying to access the admin was immediate without any hang/stall. This immediately resolved the issue, but is not an ideal solution, we shall be adding this issue to the bug tracker.
  • Lee


    Do you know if anything has been done regarding this, im just testing an install and it is unbearably slow at times.



  • I would imagine the "slow" performance won't be the issue highlighted above, but more an oversold or non-Magento tailored host.

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  • duyduong

    my site have down 🙁