Rackspace Metrics returns an HTTP code that denotes the type of response.
- Successful response codes are returned only if all configured providers were successful in processing the request.
- Error response codes are accompanied by an
application/jsonresponse body that contains the error messages.
The following table lists possible responses with their associated codes and descriptions.
Table: List of response codes
OK - 200 - The request has succeeded. (Some API calls might return 201 instead.)
Accepted - 202 The request has been accepted for processing.
Multi-Status - 207 - The request contains multiple response statuses.
Bad request - 400 - The format of the request is invalid.
Unsupported Media Type - 415 - Either Content-Type or Accept header contains media type that is not supported.
Unauthorized - 401 Unauthorized access to the service
Internal Server Error - 500 -The system encountered an unexpected condition.
serviceUnavailable - 503 - The service is currently unavailable. For example, it might be down for scheduled platform maintenance. Try again later.
Example: Error message example
HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
"title": "Unsupported limit",
"description": "The given limit cannot be negative, and cannot be greater than 50.",
"text": "API documentation for the limit parameter"