“400 Bad Request”

The JSON standard mandates that string characters are encoded using UTF-8. Such characters may result in multiple bytes per character. Any JSON request that is not well-formed according to the JSON standard will not be processed successfully.

To address this issue:


“401 Authorization Required”

The following is an example response that may be returned:

<title>401 Authorization Required</title>
<h1>Authorization Required</h1>
<p>This server could not verify that you
are authorized to access the document
requested.  Either you supplied the wrong
credentials (e.g., bad password), or your
browser doesn't understand how to supply
the credentials required.</p>

To address this issue:


“10205 Malformed JSON”

The following is an example response that may be returned:

{"requestreference":"W23-rd55dned","version":"1.00","response":[{"errorcode":"10205","requesttypedescription":"ERROR","transactionstartedtimestamp":"2016-11-10 12:18:50","errormessage":"Malformed JSON","errordata":["invalid json"]}],"secrand":"Z0Xk"}

To address this issue:


“60018 Invalid requesttype”

The following is an example response that may be returned:

{"requestreference":"W72-g9wv2j5c","version":"1.00","response":[{"errorcode":"60018","requesttypedescription":"ERROR","transactionstartedtimestamp":"2017-04-19 12:56:11","errormessage":"Invalid requesttype"}],"secrand":"qTFlr"}

The above error can be caused when malformed JSON is submitted in the request.

To address this issue:


“60019 No searchable filter specified”

The following is an example response that may be returned:

{"requestreference":"W72-g9wv2j5c","version":"1.00","response":[{"errorcode":"60019","requesttypedescription":"TRANSACTIONUPDATE","transactionstartedtimestamp":"2016-11-29 12:06:42","errormessage":"No searchable filter specified"}],"secrand":"qTFlr"}

To address this issue:

First of all, ensure that you have specified a supported filter in the request, and that this has been spelt correctly. If the error still occurs, this could be because the formatting of the filter fields is incorrect. Please ensure the filter tag has the same structure as in the examples provided in the transaction query or transaction update documentation, depending on the type of request you are attempting to submit.


Transaction update errors

If you are having problems when performing updates, please check the following:


Error code Error message Next steps
0 Ok The update was processed successfully.
30000 Invalid field The errordata field returned in the response should contain the name of the field that was submitted with invalid data. Please ensure the data meets our specification.
60011 Wrong number of transactions Only one transaction can be updated in a TRANSACTIONUPDATE request. Please ensure the filters specify only one valid transaction.
60013 No valid updates specified You are only able to update the fields listed on the Transaction Updates page. If you attempt to update any other fields, you will be returned this message in the response.
60014 Transaction reference not found Please ensure you have submitted the correct transaction reference in the request.
60016 settlebaseamount too large When updating the transaction settlebaseamount, the value can never be greater than the amount originally authorised by your bank. Therefore, please ensure this value is equal to or lower than the authorised amount.
60017 Transaction not updatable Transactions can only be updated when in settlestatus “0”, “1” or “2”. Click here to learn more about settlement.
60018 Invalid requesttype You can only update requests with the request types listed on the Transaction Updates page.
60019 No searchable filter specified Please ensure you have submitted valid filters in the request, so we can correctly identify the transaction you would like to update.


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