Error Handling

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The following are the error codes you might get when using Alert Center API along with explanation on how to interpret them and guidance on what to do when you get them. Learn more.

Error code Description Action
400: Bad Request This error code is returned when there is an error in the input request. Check the request, make required changes to the request, and try again.
401: Invalid Credentials The access token is invalid or expired. Refresh the access token and try again.
404 The specified resource was not found. This would be thrown when the requested alert does not exist.
409 The specified resource already exists. Get the resource, and if needed perform an update.
500 An unexpected error happened while processing the request. Retry with exponential backoff.
503 Rate limit exceeded. Retry with exponential backoff.