[openstack-dev] [nova] 422 status codes from API

Russell Bryant rbryant at redhat.com
Thu Jul 25 15:20:17 UTC 2013

On 07/25/2013 10:29 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
> Some new tempest tests have been showing up that push deeper into the
> Nova API, and popping out seem to be a lot of places where we are
> returning 422 status codes.
> 422 is WebDav reserved code, not in a proper HTTP spec (WebDAV; RFC
> 4918), and a lot of the other projects have purged it out of their APIs.
> It would be good to understand if we consider this a bug that should get
> fixed in v2 / a v2 oversight that gets fixed in v3 / or par for the
> course, as that gives us some guidance on what to land in tempest, and
> what we file bugs on for nova.

I'm fine fixing it as a bug.

This is called out as a change "generally considered OK" in the
documented API change guidelines:


Russell Bryant

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