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Google feeds occasionally display "The feed is currently unavailable" when using IBM Syndicated Feed Portlet.

Technote (FAQ)


When viewing Google feeds using IBM Syndicated Feed Portlet for WebSphere Portal, why do I occasionally see "The feed is currently unavailable" message?


This message may be encountered when the feeds are refreshed repeatedly in a short interval of time.


This may possibly occur because Google tracks multiple incoming requests from a single IP address and restricts them after a number of attempts within a short time period. This behavior could be attributed to some extra level of security by Google.

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal
Business Portlets

Software version: 6.1.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Enable, Express, Extend, Server

Reference #: 1393589

Modified date: 2014-09-09