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davix-http: HTTP query tool based on libdavix


davix-http - HTTP query tool based on libdavix


        davix-http [options]... url



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.


Request Options:

Content of the request

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

   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 [at] 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 misc 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



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"




Adrien Devresse <adrien.devresse [at] cern.ch>, IT-SDC-ID, CERN