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Cloudflare causing 508 error?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Capo Dei Capi, Apr 12, 2015.

  1. Capo Dei Capi

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    I just tried using cloudflare on my site, and it was running well for a few minutes but then my site started running very slow and I've been getting 508 Resource is Limited errors? Is it possible that cloudflare is causing this or is it unrelated to cloudflare?
     
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    Was your site fast before using Cloudflare? I use MAXCDN, they are very
    good and consitent. If your using wordpress use MAXCDN in cunjunction with
    W3 Total Cache.
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  3. Capo Dei Capi

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    It was pretty fast for most of my traffic, I was just trying to improve the speeds in places like China since it takes about 4-5 seconds to load there.
     
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  4. Nicheblogger

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    Check the minify settings in cloudflare performance settings. If you are already mifying using w3 or something this could very well be the issue.
     
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    Take a look at this link, you may be able to find some good tips there about using cloudflare.

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  6. Capo Dei Capi

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    It might have been wordfence live logging that may have caused the 508 and not cloudflare. Its just I didn't get the error for as long as I did after using cloudflare for first time, I disabled the live logging and going to check out my logs for the next 1 to 1 1/2 weeks before adding cloudflare after reading more about it.
     
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    Sounds like an error from CF's side. Contact them ?
     
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  9. Capo Dei Capi

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    I was able to fix it and got my site running smoothly with cloudflare, I think it just took a few minutes of getting the DNS fully updated.
     
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  10. olivomichael

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    A 508? Isn't that an error that signifies a resource overload (e.g. CPU, RAM, etc.) that is being requested beyond its set limit in the server, virtual or otherwise? Is this even a Cloudflare specific error? Cloudflare is a reverse proxy, isn't it? That error seems to be a typical 508 error: resource overload.