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V3 API Endpoint request timed out

Hello,

 

I am developing an integration for some internal software and having issues using the v3 API. I signed up for a trial account, have setup our application, and have programmed the oAuth access token part. All of that is working fine. I am getting access tokens with no issues. The problem is with interacting with resources under https://api.cc.email/v3/

 

I have tried both contacts and contact_lists and both give me the same 503 response of:

 

{
"error_key": "server_temporarily_unavailable",
"error_message": "Endpoint request timed out"
}

 

Thinking maybe this was an issue with my code i took the JSON string and tried the same request here:

 

https://v3.developer.constantcontact.com/api_reference/index.html#!/Contact_Lists/createList

 

I also get the same error so that tells me the problem isn't with my code. When i click the 'try' button it sits there for a few seconds and then returns the timeout error. 

 

Is there a known issue with the v3 API today or could this be an account specific problem? Any input would be appreciated.

 

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Re: V3 API Endpoint request timed out

We are also experiencing this issue - and all of our clients too!

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Re: V3 API Endpoint request timed out

Hello,

 

Thank you for reaching out to Constant Contact API Developer Support. I'm sorry for the trouble.

 

We are currently experiencing a temporary system issue that is causing frequent timeout responses. Our engineering team are working to correct this as quickly as possible.

 

Regards,

 

David B.
Tier II API Support Engineer

 

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Occasional Advisor

Re: V3 API Endpoint request timed out

David,

 

I see that the status page shows that the v3 API is back to operational today but I'm not seeing that to be the case. I am still getting the timeout when trying to create contacts. Are they aware on your side that there are still problems?

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Occasional Participant

Re: V3 API Endpoint request timed out

We are also still experiencing timeout issues. Is there an ETA on when this might get resolved?

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Moderator

Re: V3 API Endpoint request timed out

Hello everyone,

 

Thank you for your patience as we work through this. I have asked that our status page to be updated to continue to reflect this current system issue. We are still investigating the root cause. While I can't provide an ETA on a fix, I can say that we are taking this issue seriously and that this is currently our top priority.

 

Sincerely,

 

David B.
Tier II API Support Engineer