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Missing 'Content-Type' Header

Missing Content-Type Header

What is it?

The API endpoint or server returned a response without the Content-Type header being set.

API responses are typically of type 'application/json'.


Test case FAQs

When is this test case applicable?

This is applicable for all API endpoints when the Baseline security category is enabled in test plans.

How does it work?

Responses sent by the API server are analyzed for the missing Content-Type header.

What is the solution?

Ensure each API endpoint is setting the specific and appropriate Content-Type value for the content being delivered.