Appendix A. API Response Codes

The Red Hat Satellite 6 API provides HTTP response status codes for API calls. The following codes are common for all resources in the Satellite API.

Table A.1. API Response Codes

ResponseExplanation

200 OK

For a successful request action: show, index, update, or delete (GET, PUT, DELETE requests).

201 Created

For a successful create action (POST request).

301 Moved Permanently

Redirect when Satellite is restricted to use HTTPS and HTTP is attempted.

400 Bad Request

A required parameter is missing or the search query has invalid syntax.

401 Unauthorized

Failed to authorize the user (for example, incorrect credentials).

403 Forbidden

The user has insufficient permissions to perform the action or read the resource, or the action is unsupported in general.

404 Not Found

The record with the given ID does not exist. It can appear in show and delete actions when the requested record does not exist; or in create, update and delete actions when one of the associated records does not exist.

409 Conflict

Could not delete the record due to existing dependencies (for example, host groups with hosts).

415 Unsupported Media Type

The content type of the HTTP request is not JSON.

422 Unprocessable Entity

Failed to create an entity due to some validation errors. Applies to create or update actions only.

500 Internal Server Error

Unexpected internal server error.

503 Service Unavailable

The server is not running.