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A reference to text or codes that's displayed on a screen or written to a log from numerous possible sources including: system debug logs, page messages, exception handlers, API's such as REST, etc., that will often contain diagnostic information helpful in troubleshooting the actual source of an issue that caused an operation to fail.

An error-message can include text or codes that's displayed on a screen or written to a log from numerous possible sources including:

  • system debug logs
  • page messages
  • exception handlers
  • API's such as REST or SOAP

These messages will often contain diagnostic information helpful in troubleshooting the actual source of an issue that caused an operation to fail.