Nest cameras were down for 17 hours because of failed server update

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A “scheduled storage server software update that didn’t go as intended” caused a 17-hour outage for Nest cameras, according to parent company Google. The outage affected the Nest Cam, its indoor and outdoor Nest Cam IQ cameras, Nest Hello Doorbell and the Nest Hub Max display, 9to5Google reports.

During the outage which started at around noon PT on Monday, users couldn’t record video or see live streams. “We’ve rolled out a fix and most camera services should be working again. Unfortunately, video history wasn’t collected during this incident,” says a blog post from Google Nest VP Rishi Chandra.

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The outage lasted for 17 hours.

Nest’s Twitter account was providing occasional updates on the situation…

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