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libcurl-errors (3)

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libcurl-errors - error codes in libcurl

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Description

libcurl-errors(3)               libcurl errors               libcurl-errors(3)



NAME
       libcurl-errors - error codes in libcurl

DESCRIPTION
       This  man  page  includes  most,  if  not all, available error codes in
       libcurl.  Why they occur and possibly what you can do to fix the  prob-
       lem are also included.

CURLcode
       Almost  all "easy" interface functions return a CURLcode error code. No
       matter  what,  using  the  curl_easy_setopt(3)  option   CURLOPT_ERROR-
       BUFFER(3)  is  a  good  idea as it will give you a human readable error
       string that may offer more details about the cause of  the  error  than
       just  the  error  code.   curl_easy_strerror(3) can be called to get an
       error string from a given CURLcode number.

       CURLcode is one of the following:

       CURLE_OK (0)
              All fine. Proceed as usual.

       CURLE_UNSUPPORTED_PROTOCOL (1)
              The URL you passed to libcurl used a protocol that this  libcurl
              does  not  support.  The  support might be a compile-time option
              that you didn't use, it can be a misspelled protocol  string  or
              just a protocol libcurl has no code for.

       CURLE_FAILED_INIT (2)
              Very  early  initialization code failed. This is likely to be an
              internal error or problem, or a resource problem where something
              fundamental couldn't get done at init time.

       CURLE_URL_MALFORMAT (3)
              The URL was not properly formatted.

       CURLE_NOT_BUILT_IN (4)
              A  requested  feature, protocol or option was not found built-in
              in this libcurl due to a build-time decision. This means that  a
              feature  or  option  was not enabled or explicitly disabled when
              libcurl was built and in order to get it to function you have to
              get a rebuilt libcurl.

       CURLE_COULDNT_RESOLVE_PROXY (5)
              Couldn't  resolve  proxy.  The  given  proxy  host  could not be
              resolved.

       CURLE_COULDNT_RESOLVE_HOST (6)
              Couldn't resolve host. The given remote host was not resolved.

       CURLE_COULDNT_CONNECT (7)
              Failed to connect() to host or proxy.

       CURLE_FTP_WEIRD_SERVER_REPLY (8)
              The server sent data libcurl couldn't parse. This error code  is
              used    for   more   than   just   FTP   and   is   aliased   as
              CURLE_WEIRD_SERVER_REPLY since 7.51.0.

       CURLE_REMOTE_ACCESS_DENIED (9)
              We were denied access to the resource given  in  the  URL.   For
              FTP, this occurs while trying to change to the remote directory.

       CURLE_FTP_ACCEPT_FAILED (10)
              While  waiting for the server to connect back when an active FTP
              session is used, an error code was sent over the control connec-
              tion or similar.

       CURLE_FTP_WEIRD_PASS_REPLY (11)
              After  having  sent  the  FTP  password  to  the server, libcurl
              expects a proper reply. This error code indicates that an  unex-
              pected code was returned.

       CURLE_FTP_ACCEPT_TIMEOUT (12)
              During  an  active  FTP  session while waiting for the server to
              connect,  the  CURLOPT_ACCEPTTIMEOUT_MS(3)  (or   the   internal
              default) timeout expired.

       CURLE_FTP_WEIRD_PASV_REPLY (13)
              libcurl  failed to get a sensible result back from the server as
              a response to either a PASV or a EPSV  command.  The  server  is
              flawed.

       CURLE_FTP_WEIRD_227_FORMAT (14)
              FTP  servers  return a 227-line as a response to a PASV command.
              If libcurl fails to parse that line, this return code is  passed
              back.

       CURLE_FTP_CANT_GET_HOST (15)
              An  internal failure to lookup the host used for the new connec-
              tion.

       CURLE_HTTP2 (16)
              A problem was detected in the HTTP2 framing layer. This is some-
              what  generic  and  can  be one out of several problems, see the
              error buffer for details.

       CURLE_FTP_COULDNT_SET_TYPE (17)
              Received an error when trying to set the transfer mode to binary
              or ASCII.

       CURLE_PARTIAL_FILE (18)
              A  file  transfer was shorter or larger than expected. This hap-
              pens when the server first reports an  expected  transfer  size,
              and  then  delivers data that doesn't match the previously given
              size.

       CURLE_FTP_COULDNT_RETR_FILE (19)
              This was either a weird reply to a 'RETR' command or a zero byte
              transfer complete.

       CURLE_QUOTE_ERROR (21)
              When  sending  custom "QUOTE" commands to the remote server, one
              of the commands returned an error code that was  400  or  higher
              (for  FTP) or otherwise indicated unsuccessful completion of the
              command.

       CURLE_HTTP_RETURNED_ERROR (22)
              This is returned if CURLOPT_FAILONERROR(3) is set TRUE  and  the
              HTTP server returns an error code that is >= 400.

       CURLE_WRITE_ERROR (23)
              An error occurred when writing received data to a local file, or
              an error was returned to libcurl from a write callback.

       CURLE_UPLOAD_FAILED (25)
              Failed starting the upload. For FTP, the server typically denied
              the STOR command. The error buffer usually contains the server's
              explanation for this.

       CURLE_READ_ERROR (26)
              There was a problem reading a local file or an error returned by
              the read callback.

       CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY (27)
              A  memory allocation request failed. This is serious badness and
              things are severely screwed up if this ever occurs.

       CURLE_OPERATION_TIMEDOUT (28)
              Operation timeout. The specified  time-out  period  was  reached
              according to the conditions.

       CURLE_FTP_PORT_FAILED (30)
              The  FTP  PORT  command returned error. This mostly happens when
              you haven't specified a good enough address for libcurl to  use.
              See CURLOPT_FTPPORT(3).

       CURLE_FTP_COULDNT_USE_REST (31)
              The FTP REST command returned error. This should never happen if
              the server is sane.

       CURLE_RANGE_ERROR (33)
              The server does not support or accept range requests.

       CURLE_HTTP_POST_ERROR (34)
              This is an odd error that mainly occurs due to  internal  confu-
              sion.

       CURLE_SSL_CONNECT_ERROR (35)
              A  problem  occurred  somewhere  in  the  SSL/TLS handshake. You
              really want the error buffer and read the message  there  as  it
              pinpoints the problem slightly more. Could be certificates (file
              formats, paths, permissions), passwords, and others.

       CURLE_BAD_DOWNLOAD_RESUME (36)
              The download could not be resumed because the  specified  offset
              was out of the file boundary.

       CURLE_FILE_COULDNT_READ_FILE (37)
              A  file  given  with  FILE://  couldn't  be  opened. Most likely
              because the file path doesn't identify an existing file. Did you
              check file permissions?

       CURLE_LDAP_CANNOT_BIND (38)
              LDAP cannot bind. LDAP bind operation failed.

       CURLE_LDAP_SEARCH_FAILED (39)
              LDAP search failed.

       CURLE_FUNCTION_NOT_FOUND (41)
              Function not found. A required zlib function was not found.

       CURLE_ABORTED_BY_CALLBACK (42)
              Aborted by callback. A callback returned "abort" to libcurl.

       CURLE_BAD_FUNCTION_ARGUMENT (43)
              Internal error. A function was called with a bad parameter.

       CURLE_INTERFACE_FAILED (45)
              Interface  error.  A  specified  outgoing interface could not be
              used. Set which  interface  to  use  for  outgoing  connections'
              source IP address with CURLOPT_INTERFACE(3).

       CURLE_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS (47)
              Too  many  redirects.  When following redirects, libcurl hit the
              maximum amount.  Set your limit with CURLOPT_MAXREDIRS(3).

       CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION (48)
              An option passed to libcurl is not  recognized/known.  Refer  to
              the  appropriate documentation. This is most likely a problem in
              the program that uses libcurl. The error  buffer  might  contain
              more specific information about which exact option it concerns.

       CURLE_TELNET_OPTION_SYNTAX (49)
              A telnet option string was Illegally formatted.

       CURLE_GOT_NOTHING (52)
              Nothing  was  returned  from  the  server, and under the circum-
              stances, getting nothing is considered an error.

       CURLE_SSL_ENGINE_NOTFOUND (53)
              The specified crypto engine wasn't found.

       CURLE_SSL_ENGINE_SETFAILED (54)
              Failed setting the selected SSL crypto engine as default!

       CURLE_SEND_ERROR (55)
              Failed sending network data.

       CURLE_RECV_ERROR (56)
              Failure with receiving network data.

       CURLE_SSL_CERTPROBLEM (58)
              problem with the local client certificate.

       CURLE_SSL_CIPHER (59)
              Couldn't use specified cipher.

       CURLE_PEER_FAILED_VERIFICATION (60)
              The remote server's SSL certificate or SSH md5  fingerprint  was
              deemed   not   OK.   This  error  code  has  been  unified  with
              CURLE_SSL_CACERT since 7.62.0. Its previous value was 51.

       CURLE_BAD_CONTENT_ENCODING (61)
              Unrecognized transfer encoding.

       CURLE_LDAP_INVALID_URL (62)
              Invalid LDAP URL.

       CURLE_FILESIZE_EXCEEDED (63)
              Maximum file size exceeded.

       CURLE_USE_SSL_FAILED (64)
              Requested FTP SSL level failed.

       CURLE_SEND_FAIL_REWIND (65)
              When doing a send operation curl  had  to  rewind  the  data  to
              retransmit, but the rewinding operation failed.

       CURLE_SSL_ENGINE_INITFAILED (66)
              Initiating the SSL Engine failed.

       CURLE_LOGIN_DENIED (67)
              The remote server denied curl to login (Added in 7.13.1)

       CURLE_TFTP_NOTFOUND (68)
              File not found on TFTP server.

       CURLE_TFTP_PERM (69)
              Permission problem on TFTP server.

       CURLE_REMOTE_DISK_FULL (70)
              Out of disk space on the server.

       CURLE_TFTP_ILLEGAL (71)
              Illegal TFTP operation.

       CURLE_TFTP_UNKNOWNID (72)
              Unknown TFTP transfer ID.

       CURLE_REMOTE_FILE_EXISTS (73)
              File already exists and will not be overwritten.

       CURLE_TFTP_NOSUCHUSER (74)
              This  error  should  never be returned by a properly functioning
              TFTP server.

       CURLE_CONV_FAILED (75)
              Character conversion failed.

       CURLE_CONV_REQD (76)
              Caller must register conversion callbacks.

       CURLE_SSL_CACERT_BADFILE (77)
              Problem with reading the SSL CA cert (path? access rights?)

       CURLE_REMOTE_FILE_NOT_FOUND (78)
              The resource referenced in the URL does not exist.

       CURLE_SSH (79)
              An unspecified error occurred during the SSH session.

       CURLE_SSL_SHUTDOWN_FAILED (80)
              Failed to shut down the SSL connection.

       CURLE_AGAIN (81)
              Socket is not ready for send/recv wait till it's ready  and  try
              again.  This return code is only returned from curl_easy_recv(3)
              and curl_easy_send(3) (Added in 7.18.2)

       CURLE_SSL_CRL_BADFILE (82)
              Failed to load CRL file (Added in 7.19.0)

       CURLE_SSL_ISSUER_ERROR (83)
              Issuer check failed (Added in 7.19.0)

       CURLE_FTP_PRET_FAILED (84)
              The FTP server does not understand the PRET command  at  all  or
              does  not support the given argument. Be careful when using CUR-
              LOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST(3), a custom LIST command will be  sent  with
              PRET CMD before PASV as well. (Added in 7.20.0)

       CURLE_RTSP_CSEQ_ERROR (85)
              Mismatch of RTSP CSeq numbers.

       CURLE_RTSP_SESSION_ERROR (86)
              Mismatch of RTSP Session Identifiers.

       CURLE_FTP_BAD_FILE_LIST (87)
              Unable to parse FTP file list (during FTP wildcard downloading).

       CURLE_CHUNK_FAILED (88)
              Chunk callback reported error.

       CURLE_NO_CONNECTION_AVAILABLE (89)
              (For  internal  use  only, will never be returned by libcurl) No
              connection available, the session  will  be  queued.  (added  in
              7.30.0)

       CURLE_SSL_PINNEDPUBKEYNOTMATCH (90)
              Failed to match the pinned key specified with CURLOPT_PINNEDPUB-
              LICKEY(3).

       CURLE_SSL_INVALIDCERTSTATUS (91)
              Status returned failure when asked  with  CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYSTA-
              TUS(3).

       CURLE_HTTP2_STREAM (92)
              Stream error in the HTTP/2 framing layer.

       CURLE_RECURSIVE_API_CALL (93)
              An API function was called from inside a callback.

       CURLE_OBSOLETE*
              These  error  codes will never be returned. They were used in an
              old libcurl version and are currently unused.

CURLMcode
       This is the generic return code used by functions in the libcurl  multi
       interface. Also consider curl_multi_strerror(3).

       CURLM_CALL_MULTI_PERFORM (-1)
              This   is  not  really  an  error.  It  means  you  should  call
              curl_multi_perform(3) again without doing select() or similar in
              between.  Before  version  7.20.0  this  could  be  returned  by
              curl_multi_perform(3), but in later versions this return code is
              never used.

       CURLM_OK (0)
              Things are fine.

       CURLM_BAD_HANDLE (1)
              The passed-in handle is not a valid CURLM handle.

       CURLM_BAD_EASY_HANDLE (2)
              An  easy  handle was not good/valid. It could mean that it isn't
              an easy handle at all, or possibly that the handle already is in
              used by this or another multi handle.

       CURLM_OUT_OF_MEMORY (3)
              You are doomed.

       CURLM_INTERNAL_ERROR (4)
              This  can  only be returned if libcurl bugs. Please report it to
              us!

       CURLM_BAD_SOCKET (5)
              The passed-in socket is not a valid  one  that  libcurl  already
              knows about.  (Added in 7.15.4)

       CURLM_UNKNOWN_OPTION (6)
              curl_multi_setopt() with unsupported option (Added in 7.15.4)

       CURLM_ADDED_ALREADY (7)
              An  easy handle already added to a multi handle was attempted to
              get added a second time. (Added in 7.32.1)

       CURLM_RECURSIVE_API_CALL (8)
              An API function was called from inside a callback.

CURLSHcode
       The "share" interface will return a  CURLSHcode  to  indicate  when  an
       error has occurred.  Also consider curl_share_strerror(3).

       CURLSHE_OK (0)
              All fine. Proceed as usual.

       CURLSHE_BAD_OPTION (1)
              An invalid option was passed to the function.

       CURLSHE_IN_USE (2)
              The share object is currently in use.

       CURLSHE_INVALID (3)
              An invalid share object was passed to the function.

       CURLSHE_NOMEM (4)
              Not enough memory was available.  (Added in 7.12.0)

       CURLSHE_NOT_BUILT_IN (5)
              The  requested sharing could not be done because the library you
              use don't  have  that  particular  feature  enabled.  (Added  in
              7.23.0)

CURLUcode
       CURLUE_BAD_HANDLE (1)
              An  argument  that  should be a CURLU pointer was passed in as a
              NULL.

       CURLUE_BAD_PARTPOINTER (2)
              A  NULL  pointer  was  passed  to   the   'part'   argument   of
              curl_url_get(3).

       CURLUE_MALFORMED_INPUT (3)
              A malformed input was passed to a URL API function.

       CURLUE_BAD_PORT_NUMBER (4)
              The port number was not a decimal number between 0 and 65535.

       CURLUE_UNSUPPORTED_SCHEME (5)
              This libcurl build doesn't support the given URL scheme.

       CURLUE_URLDECODE (6)
              URL decode error, most likely because of rubbish in the input.

       CURLUE_OUT_OF_MEMORY (7)
              A memory function failed.

       CURLUE_USER_NOT_ALLOWED (8)
              Credentials was passed in the URL when prohibited.

       CURLUE_UNKNOWN_PART (9)
              An unknown part ID was passed to a URL API function.

       CURLUE_NO_SCHEME (10)
              There is no scheme part in the URL.

       CURLUE_NO_USER (11)
              There is no user part in the URL.

       CURLUE_NO_PASSWORD (12)
              There is no password part in the URL.

       CURLUE_NO_OPTIONS (13)
              There is no options part in the URL.

       CURLUE_NO_HOST (14)
              There is no host part in the URL.

       CURLUE_NO_PORT (15)
              There is no port part in the URL.

       CURLUE_NO_QUERY (16)
              There is no query part in the URL.

       CURLUE_NO_FRAGMENT (17)
              There is no fragment part in the URL.


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | web/curl         |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       curl_easy_strerror(3),  curl_multi_strerror(3), curl_share_strerror(3),
       CURLOPT_ERRORBUFFER(3), CURLOPT_VERBOSE(3), CURLOPT_DEBUGFUNCTION(3)



NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source   was    downloaded    from     https://github.com/curl/curl/ar-
       chive/curl-7_64_0.zip

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://curl.haxx.se/.



libcurl 7.20.0                    1 Jan 2010                 libcurl-errors(3)