News: Microsoft pulls system update after thousands report issues with Teams.
(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp announced Monday that a recent change to the authentication system was rolled back after the update caused access issues that affected thousands of users of its services, including the workplace messaging app teams.
The outage tracking website Downdetector.com showed that more than 26,000 people reported problems with Teams, while over 3,000 users reported problems with Office 365.
The Redmond, Washington-based company said in a tweet that the process of rolling back the update was taking longer than expected. (bit.ly/3tmR3mr)
The problems could affect users worldwide and could affect the company’s other services, such as the Exchange Online email hosting platform.
According to Downdetector, more than 2,300 people reported problems with Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing services on Monday.
Downdetector only tracks outages by gathering status reports from a number of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform. The failure can affect a large number of users.
Reporting from Uday Sampath in Bengaluru; Adaptation by Aditya Soni
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