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HTTP 502 Errors

The Linkerd proxy will return a 502 error for connection errors between proxies. Unfortunately it’s fairly common to see an uptick in 502s when first meshing a workload that hasn’t previously been used with a mesh, because the mesh surfaces errors that were previously invisible!

There’s actually a whole page on debugging 502s.