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Error Message "Server returned HTTP response code: 401" when Contacting 3rd Party with Web Services (Doc ID 1948784.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 24, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle BigMachines CPQ Cloud Service - Version 11.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When using urldatabypost() or urldatabyget() to access a website outside of the BigMachines environment, the following error is returned:

26 Nov 2014 08:27:01,395 [ERROR] - ERROR: Server returned HTTP response code: 401 for URL

This error will be shown in the bm.log under Admin > Error Logs, and the urldatabypost() will return the default message.


 It is possible for server security settings to be changed during an upgrade of software, or other customer maintenance.


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