How To Deal With The Error – ‘412 Precondition Failed’?

June 10, 2013 / General Discussion

The ‘412 Precondition Failed’ error message is displayed on any of the web pages of your website when you are trying to access it. It is shown because the respective web page incompatible with certain security principles that the server has.

These principles are generally utilized in order to protect the websites hosted over the server from any malicious activities. It is a part of the server management process.

The most common cause of this error is the mod_security setting. This response sent by the mod_security module when any portion of the data requested over the web has the possibility to malicious.

For disabling this security feature, the following .htaccess directive used:

SecFilterEngne Off

This will solve the ‘412 Precondition Failed’ error.