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Re: How to send a POST request by curl same to a httpie request?

From: Nicolas Sterchele via curl-users <>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2020 21:57:47 +0200

On 2020-07-03 14:30, Peng Yu via curl-users wrote:
>$ http --form POST localhost:9000 file_at_1.txt
>The above httpie ( command will send the following
>POST request. Could anybody let me know what is the equivalent curl
>command to achieve the same HTTP request? Thanks.
>POST / HTTP/1.1
>Host: localhost:9000
>User-Agent: HTTPie/2.2.0
>Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
>Accept: */*
>Connection: keep-alive
>Content-Length: 171
>Content-Type: multipart/form-data; boundary=36922889709f11dcba960da4b9d51a2e
>Content-Disposition: form-data; name="file"; filename="1.txt"
>Content-Type: text/plain

Hi Peng,

You could use the following command to do the same as httpie
$ curl -v -F file=1.txt localhost:9000

F for
v for

Hope that helps.

Received on 2020-07-03