PayPal has notified us of the following issue currently affecting Express Checkout (i.e., PayPal checkout for sellers using PayPal Payments Pro) and the Payflow gateway (card checkout for sellers using PayPal Payments Advanced or Payflow Pro/Payflow Link):
Express Checkout and Direct Credit Card processing issue
Impacted Products/APIs: Payflow, Express Checkout, Online Checkout
Incident Start Time: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 14:30 GMT
Affected Regions: Global
We're aware of an issue causing intermittent processing failures through Express Checkout and Direct Credit Card. Users may experience error messages stating:
Failed to connect to host Input Server Uri = https://payflowpro.paypal.com:443
Invalid Response from PayPal Express Checkout.
Technical teams are investigating and working to restore service as quickly as possible.
Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:26 GMT
Reference ID: PP-LIVE-11023