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Re: http tool...
output to stdout.
Wrappers around lwp-request, a Perl script.
(most distros, e.g. Fedora and Debian)
On 2/9/06, Robert Citek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2006, at 5:09 PM, Ken Keefe wrote:
> > Is there a simple command line tool that allows you to do some basic
> > http requests (besides telnet)? For example, send a GET request to a
> > webserver.
> A very useful tool is netcat (aka nc), which is available on Knoppix
> 4.0.2. Some examples:
> $ echo "GET /" | nc cwelug.org 80
> $ echo -e 'HEAD / HTTP/1.0\n' | nc cwelug.org 80
> $ ( message='foo=123&bar=456' ;
> echo -en "POST /cgi-bin/env.cgi HTTP 1.1
> Content-type: text/plain
> Content-Length: $(echo -n "$message"| wc -c)
> $message" |
> nc cwelug.org 80 )
> Is that what you were looking for? Either way, please let us know
> what you tried and how things went.
> - Robert
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