[OSM-dev] What means "500 Internal Server Error" on API server
tom at compton.nu
Thu Dec 9 00:40:17 GMT 2010
On 08/12/10 20:59, Stefan de Konink wrote:
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> Op 08-12-10 21:45, Wyo schreef:
>> I've tried to access the API server but always get "500 Internal Server
>> Error" after 30s. What's the meaning, how can I interpret this error?
> The (Fast)CGI process didn't return data in time. Or the data was
> malformed. Thus you can interpret it as: ruby (aka: the API) did not do
> its job (at all) or (in)complete.
Well those are some of the many possible explanations, yes.
To answer the original question, it just means something went wrong - if
you can provide some more context (times, IP addresses, etc) then we may
be able to have a look at the logs and see what the problem is.
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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