DICOM PS3.18 2024b - Web Services

13.4.3.2 Response Header Fields

The origin server shall support header fields as required in Table 13.4.3-2.

Table 13.4.3-2. Response Header Fields

Name

Value

Origin Server Usage

Description

Content-Type

media-type

C

See Section 8.4.2.

Content-Encoding

encoding

C

See Section 8.4.2.

Content-Length

uint

C

See Section 8.4.3.

Retry-After

uint

O

The number of seconds the user agent is requested to wait until a (next) result check or retrying the request.


All success responses shall also contain the Content Representation (see Section 8.4.2) and Payload header fields (see Section 8.4.3) with appropriate values.

It is recommended that the text returned in the Warning header field (see [RFC7234] Section 5.5) contain a DICOM Status Code (see PS3.4 and Annex C “Status Type Encoding (Normative)” in PS3.7) and descriptive reason. For example:

Warning: A700 <service>: Out of memory
DICOM PS3.18 2024b - Web Services