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Should we fix 501 response code?

  • Posted April 2, 2021
  • Nginx

I have a case with server when user make a POST method with wrong header. I don’t know whether this error could cause highload to my server and should I fix it?

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Hi there,

I would usually return a 400 error in case that the request is not correct with a Your request body was malformed message.

I believe that it is important to return a message that is meaningful so that the user could know what they’ve done wrong and fix their request or payload.

Regards, Bobby