+ Start a Discussion
Jayesh SonawaneJayesh Sonawane 

System.HttpResponse[Status=Moved Permanently, StatusCode=301]

hi everyone,

I am calling an API with Authtoken in header :
        String resp = 'response : ';
        HttpRequest req = new HttpRequest();
        JSONGenerator gen = JSON.createGenerator(false);
        JSONGenerator gen = JSON.createGenerator(false);
  		String  url = 'http://api.xxxxx.com/xx/xxx/xxx';
			String reqJSON;
                        gen.writeStringField ('transaction_id', txnID);
                        // Get the JSON string.
                        reqJSON = gen.getAsString();        
			req.setEndpoint (url);
	        req.setHeader('Authorization', 'Token xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx');
                        req.setMethod ('GET');
                        req.setHeader('Content-Type', 'application/json');
                        req.setHeader('Accept', 'application/json');
                      // Get response

        httpResponse res = new http().send(req);
		resp = resp + ' : ' + res.getBody() + ' - '  + res.toString();
	    ApexPages.addMessage(new ApexPages.Message( ApexPages.Severity.info,resp));
but the output i am able to see is this 
response : : - System.HttpResponse[Status=Moved Permanently, StatusCode=301]
​what may be the issue here ,
  • I have checked the API , its working fine on Postman and other platform.
  • I have added the api url on Remote Sites.
Is there any thing else i am missing here ?
Use 'POST' instead and then try.
Jayesh SonawaneJayesh Sonawane
sorry Pankaj_Ganwani , My actual code includes Post Method only, i changed it to use for other api , But Post doesn't work either.
thanks for your quick rply btw. i don't think this is an issue regarding request Method.  
Santosh Jayakar DiyyalaSantosh Jayakar Diyyala
Jayesh, did you find out the solution for this, I am also facing same error, if you solved this issue can you please let me know 
Ravali RPRavali RP


It has been 2 years since the original post, but when I face this problem I came to this page but didn't find answer hopefully this helps someone else out in the same situation. 

Whenever URL redicting to another URl we will get 3xx status codes. Https to http or vice versa. In my case it was redicteing from https to http.
Browsers will automatically handles these redirections and gives response. For apex we need to handle in the code. 
So when you get this status code you need to make a second request using the value you find in the 'Location' header of the first response.

Http http = new Http();
HttpRequest request = new HttpRequest();
HttpResponse response = http.send(request);
If(response.getStatusCode() == 301 || response.getStatusCode() == 302)
 response = new Http().send(request);

Megha Jain 59Megha Jain 59
@Ravali RP, Thanks for sharing solution
Ganesh test1Ganesh test1
!!Great ,Thank you @Ravali RP