Our servers are now getting “Connection Failure. Status code unavailable” as the status code when trying to make the following call: https://twitter.com/status/user_timeline/faanews?format=json. I believe that the entire faa.gov domain has been blocked/blacklisted. While this call still works from my local machine, when i move the code to our test servers (wwwtest.faa.gov, dev-www.faa.gov) it gets the status code mentioned above.
In my trouble shooting efforts i migrated to api 1.1 and am using the (monkeh)Tweet Twitter API library. Again this works on my local machine but not on out test servers.
I believe the issue was caused by a combination of our server people running load tests and there being a stray api call that wasn’t being run through our caching mechanism.
I had submitted a ticket but posting to the discussion forms is the official way of getting un-blacklisted.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.