XML metadata URLs are broken

A number of developers on my team are getting errors downloading several dependencies. We checked the url of the xml metadata it’s trying to connect to and are getting back an empty HTML page (it has html and body tags), i.e:

Full error message for one of the libraries (we’re getting 10 such errors in this particular project’s build)

FAILURE: Build failed with an exception.

  • What went wrong:
    A problem occurred configuring root project ‘project-core’.

Could not resolve all files for configuration ‘:classpath’.
Could not find any matches for org.eclipse.jgit:org.eclipse.jgit:[,) as no versions of org.eclipse.jgit:org.eclipse.jgit are available.
Searched in the following locations:
Required by:
project : > org.ajoberstar:grgit:2.1.0

oh beautiful, i was beginning to think it was just me. The error im getting in artifactory is

2017-10-24 11:49:10,004 [http-nio-] [INFO ] (o.a.r.s.RemoteLatestMavenVersionResolver:138) - Could not download remote maven metadata for repo '[gradle-transitive-plugin-repo, org/codehaus/groovy/groovy-ant/3.0.0-SNAPSHOT/maven-metadata.xml]' and path 'org.artifactory.api.repo.exception.FileExpectedException: Expected a file but found a folder, at: gradle-transitive-plugin-repo:org/codehaus/groovy/groovy-ant/3.0.0-SNAPSHOT/maven-metadata.xml'

i should add the obligatory “its been working for months” line as well

Looks like it’s back up and working now. Thanks to whoever fixed it!