500 Internal Server Error

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This is a general server response error, or a “catch-all” error.

This error occurs when the server cannot determine a more appropriate 5xx error response.

In some cases, an administrator may log this error with more details to assist in preventing the error repeating in the future.

This is a server error with an unspecified cause. Please contact the appropriate server support so they can troubleshoot.

Once the issue is resolved on the server users should be able to resume their previous server requests.

The HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) 500 Internal Server Error server error response code indicates that the server encountered an unexpected condition that prevented it from fulfilling the request.

This error response is a generic “catch-all” response. Usually, this indicates the server cannot find a better 5xx error code to response. Sometimes, server administrators log error responses like the 500 status code with more details about the request to prevent the error from happening again in the future.

Status

500 Internal Server Error

Specifications

Specification
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content
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