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Industrial IoT SDK V2 for Java - Exception Handling


Exception handling in the Industrial IoT SDK V2 for Java is identical to the one of V1.

Understanding how and when the Industrial IoT SDK V2 for Java throws exceptions is important to build high-quality applications using the SDK. The following sections describe the different scenarios in which exceptions are thrown by the SDK and how to handle them appropriately.


MindsphereException is the most common exception that you'll experience when using the Industrial IoT SDK for Java. This exception represents an error response from an Industrial IoT service.

MindsphereException provides you with information such as:

  • Returned HTTP status
  • Returned HTTP status Code
  • Detailed error message from the service
  • Reference to the occurred error

Structure of MindsphereException

errorStatusCodeError code (if returned by API)String
errorMessageError messageString
httpStatusHTTP statusHttpStatus
logrefLogger reference (if returned by API)String
causeCause of the exception (if available)Throwable

Subclasses of MindsphereException

MindsphereServiceExceptionMindsphereExceptionIndicates an error at the API endpoint. For example, if the user tries to call an API with invalid values for mandatory parameters.
MindsphereClientExceptionMindsphereExceptionIndicates an error due to missing parameter values in a request. For example, if the user tries to call an API with NULL values for mandatory parameters.
MindsphereClientConfigurationExceptionMindsphereClientExceptionIndicates an error due to incorrect configuration parameters. For example, if a user sets an incorrect value for the proxy host or proxy port.
MindsphereForbiddenAccessExceptionMindsphereClientExceptionIndicates that no valid token can be retrieved with the provided credentials.


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