20-minute PayPal outage tonight: Express Checkout and Website Payments Pro (US and UK and Canada) will have a brief outage tonight from 11:00pm PDT to 11:20pm PDT. You will receive 10001 errors during this time if transactions are attempted.
This message is to inform you that PayPal APIs will be unable from approximately 11 PM PDT to 11:20 PDT tonight due to maintenance. This maintenance will not only affect merchants using PayPal APIs, but also merchants utilizing Payflow Gateway APIs where PayPal is the processor (2.0). Payflow gateway-only merchants who do not use PayPal as a processor will not be impacted.
The API response returned for transactions attempted during this outage will be 10001/1000.
Action on your end is not required during this maintenance window. Once maintenance is complete, you will be able to conduct business as usual. Also, if you would like to check for updates on our system status, please visit https://www.x.com/community/ppx/system_status.