Fields, Christopher J | 12 Jun 13:54 2013

Re: Question about 503 Service Temporarily Unavailable

The error message indicates the server was not available:

   503 Service Temporarily Unavailable

This can happen with NCBI resources during peak use.  You'll have to wait and retry it.

chris

On Jun 12, 2013, at 12:28 PM, Cacau Centurion <cacaucenturion2 <at> gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I am a new user of Bioperl. My script is as follows.
> 
> use strict;
> use warnings;
> use Bio::DB::EntrezGene;
> 
> my $db = Bio::DB::EntrezGene->new;
> 
> my $seqio = $db->get_Stream_by_id([2, 4693, 3064]); # Gene ids
>    while ( my $seq = $seqio->next_seq ) {
>            print "id is ", $seq->display_id, "\n";
>    }
> 
> exit;
> 
> 
> 
> However, when I ran the script, I as told "MSG: WebDBSeqI Request Error:
> HTTP/1.1 503 Service Temporarily Unavailable
> Connection: close
> Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:20:16 GMT
> Accept-Ranges: bytes
> Server: Apache
> Vary: accept-language,accept-charset
> Content-Language: en
> Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
> Client-Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 10:20:46 GMT
> Client-Peer: 165.112.7.20:80
> Client-Response-Num: 1
> Link: <mailto:info <at> ncbi.nlm.nih.gov>; rev="made"
> Title: Service unavailable!
> "
> 
> Could anyone please help me with the problem? Thanks a lot!!!
> 
> Yours faithfully,
> Cacau
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