[openstack-dev] [nova] Should the server create API return 404 errors?

Christopher Yeoh cbkyeoh at gmail.com
Mon Nov 25 23:33:01 UTC 2013

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 9:41 AM, Aaron Rosen <aaronorosen at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM, Christopher Yeoh <cbkyeoh at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 7:27 AM, Matt Riedemann <
>> mriedem at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
>>> Aaron Rosen is working a patch [1] to handle a NetworkNotFound exception
>>> in the server create API.  For the V2 API this will return a 400 error.
>>>  For the V3 API this will return a 404 because of a V3-specific patch [2].
>>>  The API docs list 404 as a valid response code, but is it intuitive for a
>>> POST request like this?
>> Yea I think in this case we've just got this wrong for the V3 API here.
>> It's validating a parameter, and although the client (glance/neutron etc)
>> may return a 404 to us, we should be returning a 400 (with a decent
>> message) to our client.
> I agree, I think 400 makes more sense than 404.  I'll go a head and make
> this change for the v3 API's as well.

Thanks for doing this!

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