In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Apr 10, 19:00 EDT
Scheduled - An upstream service will undergo maintenance from Saturday, April 10 @ 7:00pm ET through Sunday, April 11 @ 4:00pm ET. This may affect the Appeals Status, Decision Reviews, and Benefits Claims APIs in the production environment. All other VA Lighthouse APIs should remain in normal service.

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Production Environment Under Maintenance
90 days ago
99.71 % uptime
Today
API Gateway Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Address Validation API Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Appeals Status API Under Maintenance
90 days ago
99.99 % uptime
Today
Benefits Claims v0 API Under Maintenance
90 days ago
98.14 % uptime
Today
Benefits Claims v1 API Under Maintenance
90 days ago
98.14 % uptime
Today
Benefits Intake v0 API Operational
90 days ago
99.94 % uptime
Today
Benefits Intake v1 API Operational
90 days ago
99.94 % uptime
Today
Community Care Eligibility API Operational
90 days ago
99.95 % uptime
Today
Claims Attributes V1 API Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Decision Reviews API Under Maintenance
90 days ago
99.93 % uptime
Today
Facilities API ? Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Forms API Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Loan Guaranty V1 Operational
90 days ago
99.74 % uptime
Today
Veteran Confirmation API Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Veteran Verification API Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Veterans Health API (FHIR) Operational
90 days ago
99.87 % uptime
Today
Sandbox Environment Operational
90 days ago
99.89 % uptime
Today
API Gateway (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Address Validation API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Appeals Status API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Benefits Claims V0 API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.53 % uptime
Today
Benefits Claims V1 API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.53 % uptime
Today
Benefits Intake V0 API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.82 % uptime
Today
Benefits Intake V1 API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.82 % uptime
Today
Community Care Eligibility API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.98 % uptime
Today
Claims Attributes V1 API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Decision Reviews API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.82 % uptime
Today
Facilities API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.98 % uptime
Today
Forms API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Loan Guaranty V1 (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.98 % uptime
Today
Veteran Confirmation API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Veteran Verification API (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
100.0 % uptime
Today
Veterans Health API (FHIR) (Sandbox) Operational
90 days ago
99.98 % uptime
Today
Operational
Degraded Performance
Partial Outage
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Maintenance
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No downtime recorded on this day.
No data exists for this day.
had a major outage.
had a partial outage.
Scheduled Maintenance
Veterans Health API planned outage Apr 18, 10:00-16:00 EDT
An upstream service will undergo maintenance Sunday, April 18, 2021, from 10:00AM - 4:00PM ET. This affects only the Veterans Health API in the production environment. All other VA Lighthouse APIs will remain in normal service.
Posted on Apr 6, 17:09 EDT
Past Incidents
Apr 11, 2021
Completed - The scheduled maintenance has been completed.
Apr 11, 11:00 EDT
In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Apr 11, 10:00 EDT
Scheduled - An upstream service will undergo emergency maintenance on Sunday, April 11, 2021, from 10am-11am ET. This affects only the Community Care Eligibility API in the production environment. All other VA Lighthouse APIs will remain in normal service.
Apr 7, 15:58 EDT
Apr 10, 2021

Unresolved incident: Appeals and Benefits APIs planned outage.

Apr 9, 2021

No incidents reported.

Apr 8, 2021
Resolved - This morning at approximately 8:00 AM ET there was a report of increased latency for users of the Veterans Health APIs, and increased timeout errors for users of the Loan Guaranty API. These issues were traced to an anomaly detected in an infrastructure component from a Lighthouse upstream dependency. The root cause has been determined and a permanent fix was deployed at 11:45 AM ET.
Apr 8, 08:00 EDT
Apr 7, 2021
Resolved - An upstream dependency of the Benefits Claims API experience a short downtime. One or more synchronous interactions may have been affected during this brief window.
Apr 7, 21:45 EDT
Resolved - This morning at approximately 9:30 AM ET there was a report of increased latency for users of the Veterans Health APIs, and increased timeout errors for users of the Loan Guaranty API. These issues were traced to an anomaly detected in an infrastructure component from a Lighthouse upstream dependency, and self-resolved at approximately 1:45 PM ET.
Apr 7, 09:30 EDT
Apr 6, 2021

No incidents reported.

Apr 5, 2021

No incidents reported.

Apr 4, 2021

No incidents reported.

Apr 3, 2021
Completed - The scheduled maintenance has been completed.
Apr 3, 23:01 EDT
In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Apr 3, 20:00 EDT
Scheduled - An upstream service will undergo maintenance from Saturday, April 3, @ 8:00pm ET through 11:00pm ET. This may affect the Appeals Status, Decision Reviews, and Benefits Claims APIs in the production environment. All other VA Lighthouse APIs should remain in normal service.
Apr 2, 09:35 EDT
Apr 2, 2021

No incidents reported.

Apr 1, 2021
Completed - The scheduled maintenance has been completed.
Apr 1, 22:00 EDT
In progress - Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Apr 1, 20:00 EDT
Scheduled - An upstream service will undergo maintenance Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021, from 8:00PM-10:00PM ET. This affects only the Veterans Health API in the production environment. All other VA Lighthouse APIs will remain in normal service.
Mar 29, 09:41 EDT
Mar 31, 2021

No incidents reported.

Mar 30, 2021

No incidents reported.

Mar 29, 2021

No incidents reported.

Mar 28, 2021
Resolved - Upstream dependency maintenance on 3/28/2021 from 3:00 PM ET - 7:00 PM ET affected multiple APIs in Production.
Mar 28, 15:00 EDT