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proxy MUST respond with 417 status code if it cannot meet an expectation


This test clause tests the following 4 requirement(s).

  1. "A server that does not understand or is unable to comply with any of the expectation values in the Expect field of a request MUST respond with appropriate error status" (rfc2616)
  2. "that is, an HTTP/1.1 proxy MUST return a 417 (Expectation Failed) status if it receives a request with an expectation that it cannot meet" (rfc2616)
  3. "The server MUST respond with a 417 (Expectation Failed) status if any of the expectations cannot be met or, if there are other problems with the request, some other 4xx status" (rfc2616)
  4. "If a server receives a request containing an Expect field that includes an expectation-extension that it does not support, it MUST respond with a 417 (Expectation Failed) status" (rfc2616)


This test clause contains the following 4 members:


This test clause belongs to the following 2 groups:

Internal Identifier

This test clause identifier is test_clause/rfc2616/unsuppExpect. Please use that identifier when refering to this test clause.

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