davix-http man page

davix-http — HTTP query tool based on libdavix

Synopsis

   davix-http [options]... url

             

Description

davix-http is a tool using libdavix for HTTP query executions
It can be used to interact with a RESTful webservices.

See libdavix(3) for details.

Options

Request Options:

--data
Content of the request
--request, -X
Request method to use (ex : GET, PUT, PROPFIND, etc..)

  Common Options:

--debug
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)
--trace
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 misc info
grid - Misc info from 3rd parties
socket - Socket info
locks - WebDAV locking info
all - Traces everything
--version
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
--userlogin
User login for login/password authentication  
--userpass
User password for login/password authentication

   

--s3secretkey
AWS S3 authentication: secret key
--s3accesskey
AWS S3 authentication: access key
--s3region
AWS S3 authentication: region
--s3token
AWS S3 security token - used along with STS temporary credentials
--s3alternate
Specify this flag if you need to use a path-based S3 URL
--azurekey
Azure authentication key

 

Examples

Execute a GET Query in HTTP
       davix-http http://example.org/

Execute a HEAD Query in HTTP + TLS with User auth
       davix-http -X HEAD https://login:password@example.org

Execute a PUT Query with S3 over https and a basic content
       davix-http -X PUT s3s://bucket.example.org/mifile -d "Hello World"

See Also

libdavix(3),davix-ls(1),davix-get(1),davix-put(1),

Authors

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

Info

$Date: 2014/05/24 $ davix HTTP Request tool