Final Status: The investigation identified that a portion of the Azure infrastructure that hosts files for the Yammer service and Yammer Video Portal became degraded. Engineers implemented a configuration change to restore service.
User Impact: Affected users may have been intermittently unable to stream videos or see video thumbnails on Yammer.com.
Scope of Impact: Many customers likely had users experiencing impact related to this event. No customer reports of the issue were identified during this event.
Incident Start Time: Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at 8:27 PM UTC
Incident End Time: Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at 10:00 PM UTC
Preliminary Root Cause: A portion of the Azure infrastructure that facilitates the ability to stream Yammer videos and see video thumbnails became degraded, which caused failures when performing specific tasks.
– Analyze performance data and trends on the affected systems to help prevent this problem from happening again.
Please consider this service notification the final update on the event.