Status Codes

impact.com uses conventional HTTP response codes to indicate the success or failure of an API request. In general: Codes in the 2xx range indicate success. Codes in the 4xx range indicate an error that failed given the information provided (e.g., a required parameter was omitted, a modification failed, etc.). Codes in the 5xx range indicate an error with impact.com's servers (these are rare).

HTTP Status Code Summary


Code

Response Message

Description

200
201

OK

Everything worked as expected.

400

BAD REQUEST

Request was unacceptable, often due to missing a required parameter.

401

UNAUTHORIZED

No valid API key provided.

403

FORBIDDEN

API key used doesn't have permissions to perform the request.

404

NOT FOUND

Requested resource doesn't exist.

405

METHOD NOT ALLOWED

Method used in the call is not supported.

429

TOO MANY REQUESTS

Too many requests hit the API too quickly. We recommend an exponential backoff of your requests.

500
502
503
504

SERVER ERROR

Something went wrong on Impact's end.