Mac users couldn’t launch apps this afternoon after Apple verification server issue

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Mac users could not release apps this afternoon after Apple confirmation server concern

Numerous Mac users reported that their computer systems have actually been running slower than typical on Thursday– consisting of a number of Verge staffers– with apps releasing slowly or not at all, together with other Apple service issues.

It appears that the issue is because of numerous people hurrying to download macOS Big Sur, which was officially released today, which in turn seems to have actually crashed Apple’s OCSP (online certificate status protocol) service— which is utilized for a number of essential elements of macOS, including verifying digital certificates for both Apple and third-party software application on the Mac, as Ars Technica reports

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Apple’s status website keeps in mind that the company had resolved a concern earlier today that may have prevented users from downloading macOS software application updates, although it hasn’t been confirmed that the Huge Sur upgrade was the cause of the failure. The company likewise reported concerns with iMessage and full-blown failures with Maps routing and navigation in addition to its traffic tracking, which may have been related to the OSCP failure, too.

Mac and iOS designer Panic reports substantiates the reports, noting that the downed service had disabled Apple’s Gatekeeper technology, which checks validity of apps when you try to launch them. Panic likewise reports that the concern appears to be solved, but it’s unclear if things have completely cleared up for everybody yet.

Looks like, when apps are released, Gatekeeper is unable to inspect their validity over the web, due to overloaded Apple servers. So, uh, let’s all hang in there! You got this, Apple devops!

— Panic (@panic) November 12, 2020

Apple didn’t right away respond to a demand for comment.

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