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Hitting a backend in an embedded application

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I'm trying to hit a backend application from my front-end in an embedded application.  The backend has a database that the frontend is meant to query.  


I'm building a nodejs backend with reactjs front-end.

If the frontend is trying to hit an endpoint with a GET example `/conversations`.  The nodejs application always responds with a 404 Not found.  I've added console.log statements to the backend and I know its processing requests.    

Are requests to a nodejs backend required to have some header or something special to avoid the Not Found error?


Thank you.

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Hi @akatcha 

Do you use Koa? I believe Koa's default response code is 404. You need to set it explicitly:

router.get('*', verifyRequest(), async (ctx) => {
      await handle(ctx.req, ctx.res);
      ctx.respond = false;
      ctx.res.statusCode = 200;
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