[httperf] webserver POST

Arlitt, Martin martin.arlitt at hp.com
Tue Sep 11 06:04:06 PDT 2007


Hi Akhila

Use --method=POST to issue a post instead of a get (get is the default).

Martin


-----Original Message-----
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uakhila at cse.iitb.ac.in
Sent: Monday, September 10, 2007 11:02 PM
To: httperf at napali.hpl.hp.com
Subject: [httperf] webserver POST

Hi,
  i am trying to run httperf for an application webcal
its login page is like

  http://machinename.ac.in/webcal/login.php?user=admin&password=admin

my command line for this is

  (httperf --server machinename.ac.in --uri
/webcal/login.php\?user=admin\&password=admin)

this is not executing the page and login is not happening. (looking at
sql
logged queries)

I felt may be one of the reason
after looking at apache log ->>
GET /webcal/login.php?user=admin&password=admin HTTP/1.1" 200 16182 "-"
"httperf/0.9.0" "-" "-"

this command is issuing a GET request on the webserver.
May be this will get solved by making httperf POST a request.

I do not know how to do it. I would be of big help if somebody can help
me.
thanks and regards,
Akhila

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