Current Status: Open
Resolved: At 9:28 pm, google marked the issue as resolved. If you continue to have issues accessing Drive, please contact the help desk at 253 535 7525.
Update 8:23 pm: Still no word on resolution from google, but work around is to use drive.google.com/drive for the URL.
For us this means when you get the error 500, change the address from:
At approximately 7:30 pm, we received reports of accessing Google Drive. Users reported receiving an error 500.
Shortly after we began to receive reports, Google posted a notice on their Apps status blog noting a disruption of service for Drive. The incidents appear to be one in the same, though we will investigate to see if there are other underlying causes.
Service(s) Impacted: Google Apps
Work Arounds: use the url: https://drive.google.com/drive to access; works for some users, but not all.
Estimated Time to Resolution or Next Update: Approximately 9 pm or as soon as Google updates
Root Cause / Continuous Improvement: To be determined.