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    Some URLs produce a false 507 ( validation ) error on Insert From URL

    nickorr

      Summary

      Some URLs produce a false 507 ( validation ) error on Insert From URL

      Product

      FileMaker Pro

      Version

      13v1

      Operating system version

      10.9.2

      Description of the issue

      Sometimes when doing an Insert From URL using field data, you get a 507 ( Value in field failed calculation test of validation entry option ) even though there is no validation going on in the table or the file at all.

      Steps to reproduce the problem

      Create a new file with three fields, URL, Result and error.  Create a layout with all three fields on it.  Add a record, and put the value :

      http://isbndb.com/api/v2/json/4R8N4KZL/book/9781118156315

      into the URL field.  Create a script that does three things :

      Set Error Capture On
      InsertFromURL - using the URL field, into the Result field
      Set Field [ error : Get ( LastError ) ]

      Run the script.

      Expected result

      There should be a result in the Result field and no error.  If there is a legitimate error, then 507 is not it.

      Actual result

      507 errors despite the fact that there is no validation in the table at all.

      Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

      507

      Configuration information

      I've got a sample file of this, but it's fairly simple to recreate.  I've had this same error intermittently on other urls, but this is the first time I've been able to find a url that does it repeatedly.

      Workaround

      None available, this error can't be resolved as far as I can tell.  And because the error code is wrong, it's almost impossible to diagnose.

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