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RESTful and SOAP calls

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Use curl to test RESTful API

curl --insecure -X GET \
 --header "Accept: application/json" \
 --header "Authorization: Bearer geasrExampleTokengwsdvb" \
 "https://host1.aws.example.com/ApiBaseLocation/v1/ApiName/Value"

Options explained

  • --insecure disables ssl checks like the certificate chain check, etc.
  • -X, --request <command> it defaults to GET commands, check HTTP1.1 specification for more
  • -H, --header <header> (HTTP) Extra header to include in the request when sending HTTP to a server

Use Chrome addon Postman

Run Chrome in ssl disable verification mode in case you hit CN url mismatch in SSL certificate

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --ignore-certificate-errors

HTTP Prompt – An Interactive Command Line HTTP Client

Install

pip install http-prompt        #requires root and sudo is not advised
pip install --user http-prompt #local install in ~/.local/bin/http-prompt


Use

http-prompt http://localhost:3000
http-prompt localhost:3000/api --auth user:pass username=somebody


HTTPie online tool

sudo apt-get install httpie

Resources

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