Cat HTTP status codes

HTTP status codes presented with cat pictures.

Informational 1xx

100 - Continue

The client SHOULD continue with its request.

100

101 - Switching protocols

The server understands and is willing to comply with the client’s request, via the Upgrade message header field (section 14.42), for a change in the application protocol being used on this connection.

101

Successful 2xx

200 - OK

The request has succeeded. The information returned with the response is dependent on the method used in the request.

200

201 - Created

The request has been fulfilled and resulted in a new resource being created.

201

202 - Accepted

The request has been accepted for processing, but the processing has not been completed. The request might or might not eventually be acted upon, as it might be disallowed when processing actually takes place. There is no facility for re-sending a status code from an asynchronous operation such as this.

202

203 - Non-Authoritative Information

The returned metainformation in the entity-header is not the definitive set as available from the origin server, but is gathered from a local or a third-party copy. The set presented MAY be a subset or superset of the original version.

203

204 - No Content

The server has fulfilled the request but does not need to return an entity-body, and might want to return updated metainformation. The response MAY include new or updated metainformation in the form of entity-headers, which if present SHOULD be associated with the requested variant.

204

205 - Reset Content

The server has fulfilled the request and the user agent SHOULD reset the document view which caused the request to be sent. This response is primarily intended to allow input for actions to take place via user input, followed by a clearing of the form in which the input is given so that the user can easily initiate another input action. The response MUST NOT include an entity.

205

206 - Partial Content

The server has fulfilled the partial GET request for the resource. The request MUST have included a Range header field (section 14.35) indicating the desired range, and MAY have included an If-Range header field (section 14.27) to make the request conditional.

206

Redirection 3xx

300 - Multiple Choices

The requested resource corresponds to any one of a set of representations, each with its own specific location, and agent- driven negotiation information (section 12) is being provided so that the user (or user agent) can select a preferred representation and redirect its request to that location.

300

301 - Moved Permanently

The requested resource has been assigned a new permanent URI and any future references to this resource SHOULD use one of the returned URIs. Clients with link editing capabilities ought to automatically re-link references to the Request-URI to one or more of the new references returned by the server, where possible. This response is cacheable unless indicated otherwise.

301

302 - Found

The requested resource resides temporarily under a different URI. Since the redirection might be altered on occasion, the client SHOULD continue to use the Request-URI for future requests. This response is only cacheable if indicated by a Cache-Control or Expires header field.

302

303 - See Other

The response to the request can be found under a different URI and SHOULD be retrieved using a GET method on that resource. This method exists primarily to allow the output of a POST-activated script to redirect the user agent to a selected resource. The new URI is not a substitute reference for the originally requested resource. The 303 response MUST NOT be cached, but the response to the second (redirected) request might be cacheable.

303

304 - Not Modified

If the client has performed a conditional GET request and access is allowed, but the document has not been modified, the server SHOULD respond with this status code. The 304 response MUST NOT contain a message-body, and thus is always terminated by the first empty line after the header fields.

304

305 - Use Proxy

The requested resource MUST be accessed through the proxy given by the Location field. The Location field gives the URI of the proxy. The recipient is expected to repeat this single request via the proxy. 305 responses MUST only be generated by origin servers.

305

306 - (Unused)

The 306 status code was used in a previous version of the specification, is no longer used, and the code is reserved.

306

307 - Temporary Redirect

The requested resource resides temporarily under a different URI. Since the redirection MAY be altered on occasion, the client SHOULD continue to use the Request-URI for future requests. This response is only cacheable if indicated by a Cache-Control or Expires header field.

307

Client Error 4xx

400 - Bad Request

The request could not be understood by the server due to malformed syntax. The client SHOULD NOT repeat the request without modifications.

400

401 - Unauthorized

The request requires user authentication. The response MUST include a WWW-Authenticate header field (section 14.47) containing a challenge applicable to the requested resource.

401

402 - Payment Required

This code is reserved for future use.

402

403 - Forbidden

The server understood the request, but is refusing to fulfill it.

403

404 - Not Found

The server has not found anything matching the Request-URI. No indication is given of whether the condition is temporary or permanent.

404

405 - Method Not Allowed

The method specified in the Request-Line is not allowed for the resource identified by the Request-URI.

405

406 - Not Acceptable

The resource identified by the request is only capable of generating response entities which have content characteristics not acceptable according to the accept headers sent in the request.

406

407 Proxy Authentication Required

This code is similar to 401 (Unauthorized), but indicates that the client must first authenticate itself with the proxy. The proxy MUST return a Proxy-Authenticate header field (section 14.33) containing a challenge applicable to the proxy for the requested resource.

407

408 - Request Timeout

The client did not produce a request within the time that the server was prepared to wait. The client MAY repeat the request without modifications at any later time.

408

409 - Conflict

The request could not be completed due to a conflict with the current state of the resource.

409

410 - Gone

The requested resource is no longer available at the server and no forwarding address is known.

410

411 - Length Required

The server refuses to accept the request without a defined Content- Length.

411

412 - Precondition Failed

The precondition given in one or more of the request-header fields evaluated to false when it was tested on the server.

412-1 412-2

413 - Request Entity Too Large

The server is refusing to process a request because the request entity is larger than the server is willing or able to process.

413

414 - Request-URI Too Long

The server is refusing to service the request because the Request-URI is longer than the server is willing to interpret.

414

415 - Unsupported Media Type

The server is refusing to service the request because the entity of the request is in a format not supported by the requested resource for the requested method.

415

416 - Requested Range Not Satisfiable

A server SHOULD return a response with this status code if a request included a Range request-header field (section 14.35), and none of the range-specifier values in this field overlap the current extent of the selected resource, and the request did not include an If-Range request-header field.

416

417 - Expectation Failed

The expectation given in an Expect request-header field (see section 14.20) could not be met by this server, or, if the server is a proxy, the server has unambiguous evidence that the request could not be met by the next-hop server.

417

Server Error 5xx

500 - Internal Server Error

The server encountered an unexpected condition which prevented it from fulfilling the request.

500

501 - Not Implemented

The server does not support the functionality required to fulfill the request.

501

502 - Bad Gateway

The server, while acting as a gateway or proxy, received an invalid response from the upstream server it accessed in attempting to fulfill the request.

502

503 - Service Unavailable

The server is currently unable to handle the request due to a temporary overloading or maintenance of the server.

503

504 - Gateway Timeout

The server, while acting as a gateway or proxy, did not receive a timely response from the upstream server specified by the URI (e.g. HTTP, FTP, LDAP) or some other auxiliary server (e.g. DNS) it needed to access in attempting to complete the request.

504

505 - HTTP Version Not Supported

The server does not support, or refuses to support, the HTTP protocol version that was used in the request message.

505

References

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