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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 22:03:35 +0200

On 2020-07-03 21:57, Nicolas Sterchele wrote:
>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.

Don't forget to add `@` as a prefix file name
$ curl -v -F file=@1.txt localhost:9000

Received on 2020-07-03