eBay File Transfer APIVersion 1.1.0

Errors by Number

This table lists all error and warning messages that could be encountered using the eBay FileTransfer API.

All error messages are provided in English only. You can use the ID as an index into your own structure for supplying messages in whatever language or format you wish, but base your message translations on the error strings in this table.

Each error is either an Application Error, System Error or Request Error. This error type is indicated in error result sets by the value returned in the errorMessage.error.category return field. The error type indicates what sort of action the application, the developer, or the end-user needs to take in response to the error.

The version number in the heading (which indicates which eBay FileTransfer API version that was in effect when this table was last generated) may be higher than the version of the WSDL you are using. This is because the list of possible errors can change periodically even though the WSDL may not change (due to changes in validation rules on the eBay site).

Error
number
Severity Description
FileTransfer
1 ERROR Task Reference Id is invalid
2 ERROR File Reference Id is invalid
3 ERROR Invalid File Attachment
4 ERROR Please Specify Valid File Name
5 ERROR Please Specify Valid User Id
6 ERROR Please Specify a File with Valid Size
7 ERROR Please Specify Valid Max File Size
8 ERROR Please Specify Valid File Location
9 ERROR Invalid File Status
10 ERROR Internal Application Error
11 ERROR Please specify a File with Valid Format
12 ERROR Please specify a Valid File Transfer Service Client Id
13 ERROR The file has already been uploaded
14 ERROR The File Upload is already in progress
15 ERROR Please specify a Valid File Server Url
16 ERROR Http read from file server failed
17 ERROR Unable to read file from file server
18 ERROR File server is temporarily unavailable please try again later
19 ERROR File Not Found
20 ERROR The task reference id does not belong to this user
21 ERROR The task reference id should be provided in this request
22 ERROR The file reference id should be provided in this request
23 ERROR The File Reference Id provided was already reserved for an output file
24 ERROR Format the input file so that the request file contains multiple lines
Error
number
Severity Description
MarketplaceCommon
1 ERROR Please specify valid amount.
2 ERROR Please specify a valid currency.
3 ERROR Please specify a valid country
4 ERROR Please specify a valid lenghtMeasurement Unit.
5 ERROR Please specify a valid lenghtMeasurement Unit.
6 ERROR Please specify a valid GLOBAL-ID
7 ERROR Please specify a valid categoryId.
8 ERROR Please specify a valid itemId.
9 ERROR Invalid CONSUMER-ID specified
10 ERROR Invalid input data specified. Please specify data with appropriate data types.
11 ERROR Please specify a valid trackingId
12 ERROR Please specify a valid networkId
13 ERROR Invalid ItemId.The Item does not exist or has ended more than two weeks ago
14 ERROR Invalid category id for field
15 ERROR IncludeCategoryId and ExcludeCategoryId cannot be used together
16 ERROR EndingBefore cannot be in the past
17 ERROR EndingBefore should be later than EndingAfter
18 ERROR MaxPrice should be more than 0.
19 ERROR Invalid listing type
20 ERROR Invalid category id for excludedCategoryId
21 ERROR Invalid category id for includedCategoryId
22 ERROR CurrencyId should match the currency of Global-Id passed
23 ERROR Invalid category ID specified for field CATEGORY
24 ERROR TIMESTAMP value cannot be in the past.
25 ERROR TIMESTAMP1 time must be before TIMESTAMP2 time.
26 ERROR Invalid Service ID
27 ERROR Create exception while inserting the record
28 ERROR Remove exception while removing the record
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31 ERROR Invalid feature contingency Id
32 ERROR The keyword is too short. Please try a keyword of length 3 or more
33 ERROR Invalid keyword
34 ERROR Internal error
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