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Re: Parameters in URL not included

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2007 09:59:20 -0800

On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 10:22:43AM -0700, Ron Stoll wrote:
> I am new to curl and have been trying to use it to send data to a SAP XI
> interface. XI requires various parameters to be included in the URL. When I
> run a trace these parameters seem to be chopped off and the XI application
> complains that information is missing. I have tried various options (-d and
> -F) to get the data included but I have had no success. Here is a sample of
> what I issue from the command line:
> curl --trace - -T test_file.xml
> http://address:8080/sap/xi/adapter_plain?service=MES_TESTsystem&namespace=urn:...&interface=MES...&qos=E0
> The 'namespace', 'interface', and 'qos' parameters are not included as I
> view the trace results.
> Any ideas?

You didn't say what platform you're trying this on, but on many environments
the & (and sometimes ?) characters are treated specially. Try enclosing your
URL in double quote characters (as discussed in the FAQ: ).

>>> Dan

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