This page lists issues of note. See our public status page for general uptime and
performance. Β Β 

Key:
πŸƒ performance improvement
🐌  performance problem
πŸ› bug
🚩 issue

Thursday June 11th
Type: 🚩
Summary: Some users have reported problems logging in.
Status: Resolved

Friday June 5th
Type: 🚩
Summary: Some users have reported problems logging in.
Status: resolved

Thursday June 4th
Type: πŸ›
Summary: A bug introduced in a new feature caused some of the longer data entry forms to fail to save properly. A fix has been deployed. If you are encountering this issue still, please perform a hard refresh on the page and try again.
Status: resolved

Friday April 24th
Type: πŸ›
Summary: A bug introduced in MailChimp synchronisation caused contacts to be wrongly added to lists. Please contact support and we can identify and remove the extra subscribers.
Status: resolved

Wednesday March 11th
Type: 🐌
Summary: A server migration is causing a temporary slowdown of the system with a few users unable to access SheepCRM. We are monitoring the situation and expect normal operations to resume once the migration has completed.
Status: resolved

Monday February 24th
Type: 🚩
Summary: A system slowdown followed by a brief server outage caused sheepcrm.com to be inaccessible for around 15 minutes between 10:55 and 11:10am. The offending server was restarted and normal operations returned.
Status: resolved

Thursday February 6th
Type: 🐌
Summary: A slowdown across the system was experienced for a period of 10-15 minutes, caused by a combination of factors across several servers. The offending servers were restarted and normal operations returned.
Status: resolved

Tuesday October 22nd 2019
Type: 🚩
Summary: A security certificate expired unexpectedly leading to browser warnings when accessing SheepCRM.com for a 20 minute period. This has now been resolved. We can confirm that there was no risk to data during this brief window.
Status: resolved

Friday September 27th 2019
Type: πŸ›
Summary: A bug introduced in recording payments led to a small number of payments made through SheepApp not being correctly recorded in SheepCRM. The issue was fixed quickly and any affected parties were informed.
Status: resolved

Tuesday September 24th 2019
Type: 🚩
Summary: An issue with an otherwise minor server upgrade is preventing users of the self-service SheepApp from logging in. We are working to fix this as soon as possible.
Status: resolved

Monday September 9th 2019
Type: 🐌
Summary: SheepCRM running very slow and some functionality is failing. This performance issue has been given priority status and our team are working on a resolution.Β 

Apologies for the interruption to your service.
Status: resolved

Wednesday 7th August 2019
Type: 🚩
Summary: SheepCRM is now back up from 14:19, we apologise for your interrupted service. If you have any remaining issues please report them to us. Β 

Thank you for your patience.
Status: resolved

Wednesday 7th August 2019
Type: 🚩
Summary: SheepCRM is currently down from 13:55 across all customers, it has been given the highest escalation status and we are working hard to resolve it.Β 

Apologies for the interruption to your service. Β 

Wednesday 19th June 2019
Type: 🐌
Summary: Slowdown on certain pages which process a high number of API calls (Activity Calendar, custom Bookings Calendars). This is a side effect of ongoing vital background migration work on our servers. While these migrations are taking place we are seeing longer than expected page loads due to the geographic locations of the servers involved. We expect performance to return to normal once the migrations are completed.
Status: resolved (expected resolution: 27th June)

Wednesday 10th April 2019
Type: 🐌
Summary: Slowdown on webhook processing, recent records from other systems (payments, tickets, mailchimp campaigns) may not have shown on Sheep.
Status: resolved (started 09.30, resolved 11.00 )

Monday April 1st - Friday April 12th 2019
Type: πŸƒ
Summary: Rolling software library updates; database updates will be from 6pm
Status: closedΒ 

Thursday 21st March 2019
Type: 🐌
Summary: Slowdown on primary database, resolved with additional indexes
Status: resolved (started 10.30, resolved 14.00 )

Tuesday 29th January 2019
Type: πŸ›
Summary: Self-service logins are breaking with error
Status: resolved (opened 10:36, resolved 11.35)

Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Type: 🐌
Summary: Search and other functions running slowly due to high database load
Status: resolved (opened 11.53, database upgrade scheduled for 8pm GMT, completed without downtime)

Monday 3rd December 2018
Type: πŸ›
Summary: The Eventbrite sync was failing to create some events in Sheep.
Status: resolved (open 08.21 closed 09.20)

Thursday 1st November 2018
Type: πŸ›
Summary: The Sheep MailChimp connection is returning "User Disabled". We have checked with MailChimp, this is a connectivity problem not a user account problem. MailChimp are working on a fix but don't have an ETA.
Status: resolved: (started 14.00 sometime overnight)

Monday 22nd October 2018
Type: 🚩
Summary: Some users reported Intercom (chat system) not working. This was due to the Intercom settings data exceeding the maximum length.
Status: resolved (started 12.18 completed 13.20)

Thursday 15th October 2018
Type: πŸƒ
Summary: Duplicate contact algorithm re-written to deliver 10x speed improvement. The duplicate stream can now be updated daily.
Status: deployed (15.10)

Thursday 13th September 2018
Type: 🚩
Summary: Some users reported a brief problem logging in or an https warning around 3.50pm lasting about 2 minutes. This appears to have been a glitch with our hosting provider (Amazon). The automated status checks which run every minute didn't detect a problem. Apologies to our users that were unlucky enough to be affected.


Thursday 7th June 2018
Type: 🚩
Summary: Settings and calendar pages showing as blank. This was caused by a template change which needs a full page reload.
[Reload: Ctrl+Shift+R will pull in the latest changes.]

Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Type: πŸƒ
Summary: 50% faster quick search for large clients but reduced scope (membership number, ticket ids & postcodes are not checked) Contact support to opt-in to faster/narrower search.
Status: deployed (17.02)

Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Type: 🐌
Summary: Slowdown on primary webserver. Β web4 had a set of processes which didn't exit cleanly leading to high CPU and minimal free RAM.
Status: resolved (started 11.30 completed 15.44)

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Type: πŸƒ
Summary: Capacity rollout. Additional database capacity and API servers were deployed with zero downtime.
Status: complete (started 19.30 completed 20.38)

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: The PostCodeAnywhere (PCA) integration is not working on Organisation pages and preventing normal operation.
Status: resolved (open 09.30 closed 10:47)

Tuesday 8th May 2018
Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: The directory (and some stream views) view lost avatars and wasn't linking to records.
Status: resolved (open 16:20 closed 16.52)

Monday 16th April 2018

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Reminder emails are missing the body/text of the reminder
Status: resolved (open 10:18 closed 11.20)

Thursday 28th March 2018

Type: 🐌  
Summary: Report of slow pages and invalid certificates
Status: resolved (open 10:07, closed 10:30) One API call was performing badly and slowing down the site. The certificates are up-to-date and valid, the error appears to have been caused by a slow response not insecure certificates.

Wednesday 27th March 2018

Type: 🐌  
Summary: Delays in automatic emails getting sent
Status: resolved (open 16:41, closed 17:21) The server responsible for sending emails ran out of disk space (and the automatic monitoring failed to alert us.) No emails were lost.

Friday 23rd March 2018

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Some membership views hitting a memory limit
Status: resolved (open 13:00, closed 13:30)

Thursday 4th January 2018

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: The membership lapse checker stopped checking
Status: resolved (open 14.40, closed 15.05)

Thursday 4th January 2018

Type: Β πŸ› Β 
Summary: Journal file uploads unavailable
Status: resolved (open Dec 20th, closed 15.35)

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Some advanced exports (emoji tags) not working correctly in Safari
Status: resolved (open 11.00, closed 12.40)

Monday 20th November 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Some date inputs not working correctly in Safari
Status: resolved (open 11.30, closed Thu 23rd Nov 10.30)

Monday 6th November 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: XLS exports empty for certain fields
Status: resolved (open 10.00, closed 18.00)

Saturday 4th November 2017

Type: 🐌  
Summary: Directory updates taking more than 1 minute to show changes
Status: resolved (open 13.00, closed 18.00)

Thursday 2nd November 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Calendar data not loading for some clients
Status: resolved (open 11.00, closed 12.30)

Thursday 5th September 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: XLS exports from Windows Edge browser hang
Status: resolved (open 11.00, closed Fri 6th Sep 11.00)

Thursday 5th September 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: The save button on several forms is submitting the form but not closing the form
Status: resolved (open 9.00 0 closed 10.00)

Thursday 28th September 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Cancelled venues registering in clash detection - unable to confirm some venues
Status: resolved (open 16.00 - closed 17:30)

Wednesday 27th September 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Cancelled items showing on the event calendar
Status: resolved (open 17.05 - closed 21:30)

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Unable to restore (un-cancel) a booking
Status: resolved (open 16.55 - closed 20:20)

Monday 18th September 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Merging duplicates failing (due to an error handling custom fields)
Status: resolved (open 13.37 - closed 14:20)

Thursday 14th September 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: The error sheep dog is appearing on booking pages when editing.
Status: resolved (open 11:19 - closed 11:48)

Friday 8th September 2017

Type: 🐌  
Summary: Real-time updates to all stream views have hit the daily limit. The system we use allows 200,000 updates a day but because of some very large updates we've hit the limit for today. This number of updates in a single day is very unusual.
Status: resolved (the limit reset at midnight)

Thursday 31st August 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Staffing stream is not updating when a change / addition is made
Status: fix deployed

Wednesday 30th August 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Event / Venue booking lists showing empty results
Status: fix deployed

Tuesday 29th August 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Link from Linked Membership card was erroring
Status: fix deployed

Type: πŸƒ Β 
Summary: Slow updates to contacts directory causing missing records in searchbar
Status: fix deployed

Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Start date not being set in Edit Pledge causing failed form submission
Status: fix deployed

Friday 11th August 2017

Type: πŸ› Β 
Summary: Calendar preview cards failing to load
Status: fix deployed

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