davix-get - Man Page

Download tool based on libdavix


   davix-get [options]... url    davix-get [options]... url local_file



davix-get is a tool to download resources from HTTP, Webdav or REST compatible services.
The command supports the protocol Http (http(s)://), WebDav (dav(s)://) and S3 (s3(s)://).

Target resources can either be a single file or a collection.
In the case of collection, all sub-collections will also be downloaded.

davix-get is powered by libdavix. See libdavix(3) for details.


Common Options:


Debug mode

--header, -H

Add a header field to the request (eg: -H "Depth: 1" )  

--help, -h

Display this help message  

--metalink OPT

Metalink support. (OPT=failover[default]|no)

--module, -P PLUGIN_NAME

Load a plugin or profile by name

--redirection OPT

Transparent redirection support. (OPT=yes[default]|no)

--proxy, -x URL

SOCKS5 proxy server URL. (ex: socks5://login:pass@socks.example.org)


Traces specific scope(s), options include:

file - Davix file interface
posix - Davix POSIX interface
xml - XML parser output
ssl - SSL and certs details
header - HTTP queries headers
body - HTTP bodies
chain - IO chains info
core - Config and Davix command line tools info
grid - Misc info from 3rd parties
socket - Socket info
locks - WebDAV locking info
all - Traces everything


Display version  

          Security Options:

--capath CA_PATH

Add an additional certificate authority directory  

--cert, -E CRED_PATH

Client Certificate in PEM format

--key priv_path

Private key in PEM format  


--insecure, -k

Disable SSL credential checks


User login for login/password authentication  


User password for login/password authentication



AWS S3 authentication: secret key


AWS S3 authentication: access key


AWS S3 authentication: region


AWS S3 security token - used along with STS temporary credentials


Specify this flag if you need to use a path-based S3 URL


Azure authentication key



Download content and print it on stdout
       davix-get http://example.org/dir1/dir2/file1

Download content to a local file
       davix-get s3://bucket.example.org/collection/file2 /tmp/file2

Download content to a local file with VOMS authentication in a Grid environment
       davix-get -P grid davs://grid-storage.example.org/dir1/file1 /tmp/file1

Download content and print it to stdout, using a OAuth token
       davix-get https://example.org/dir1/tmpfile -H "Authorization: Bearer mytoken"

Download collection to a local directory
       davix-get dav://example.org/dir ./mydir

See Also



Adrien Devresse <adrien.devresse@cern.ch>, IT-SDC-ID, CERN

Referenced By

davix-http(1), davix-ls(1), davix-mv(1), libdavix(3).

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