Deployment Doesn't Recognize HTTP POST Requests?

I am attempting to deploy a NodeJS app with an Express server. I have two routes defined in the app, both of which work fine locally. The app builds and deploys successfully but the deployment can’t seem to recognize incoming HTTP requests correctly. I am sending a POST request with a JSON body to /route and all I receive in response is a status 404 with error message ‘Cannot GET /route’. What might I have overlooked in setting up this deployment that could have led to this issue?

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Bobby Iliev
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March 19, 2023
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Hi there,

Make sure to use HTTPS rather than HTTP when making the request, otherwise it is quite often that the POST request body will get lost during the redirect.

If this still does not work, is your project open-source? If so can you share a link to your GitHub project so I could take a further look?

Let me know how it goes!



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