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Handling errors

Errors

Upodi use conventional HTTP response codes to indicate success or failure of an API request.

Not all errors map cleanly onto HTTP response codes, however. When a request is valid but does not complete successfully (e.g. a card is declined), we return a 402 error code.

Attributes

code
##### always
HTTP status code as indicated in the table to the left.
body
##### optional
A human-readable message in JSON format, providing more details about the error.

A summary of the HTTP status codes and what they represent is listed here.

HTTP status code summary

200 - OKEverything worked as expected.
201 - CreatedObject created. ID of object can be found in body.
204 - No contentThe resource have been executed.
206 - CreatedThe resource have been created. You may find data in the response of the newly created entity.
400 - Bad RequestThe request was unacceptable, often due to missing a required parameter.
401 - UnauthorizedNo valid API key provided and/or conducting a request with a wrong scope of the provided API key.
402 - Request FailedThe parameters were valid but the request failed.
403 - ForbiddenThe current API key does not provide proper access scope (READ or WRITE).
404 - Not FoundThe requested resource doesn't exist.
409 - ConflictThe request conflicts with another request (perhaps due to using the same idempotent key).
422 - Unprocessable entityEntity is likely a duplicate or already exists. Please check body for error code. Usually a response of customer if accountnumber is duplicated.
500 - 506 (server errors)Something went wrong on our end. (These are rare but recorded and will issue a system alert to operations ).