post https - script

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by hank moody, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. hank moody macrumors 6502a

    hank moody

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    #1
    hi, im not a programmer but maybe someone would help me.

    i want to make a simple script (bash script?) that everytime i click in it, it makes a POST HTTPS Request to the https://xxxxxxx.xml with some parameters (ex.: "backup finished") in the body of the request. And then, receive de response to "response.xml".

    It's possible?

    Thank you
     
  2. D.T. macrumors 603

    D.T.

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    Vilano Beach, FL
    #2
    I’d probably use cURL (maybe wrapped up in a script).

    => curl --data "param1=value1&param2=value2" http://host/path

    You can pass in auth creds, custom headers, etc. I’d probably wind up using Python or Ruby to do it, easily write out (and potentially parse) the return value.
     

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