http get for network

Fetch the contents from a URL.


> http get (URL) --user --password --max-time --headers --raw --insecure --full --allow-errors


  • URL: the URL to fetch the contents from
  • --user {any}: the username when authenticating
  • --password {any}: the password when authenticating
  • --max-time {int}: timeout period in seconds
  • --headers {any}: custom headers you want to add
  • --raw (-r): fetch contents as text rather than a table
  • --insecure (-k): allow insecure server connections when using SSL
  • --full (-f): returns the full response instead of only the body
  • --allow-errors (-e): do not fail if the server returns an error code

Input/output types:



Get content from

> http get

Get content from, with username and password

> http get -u myuser -p mypass

Get content from, with custom header

> http get -H [my-header-key my-header-value]

Get content from, with custom headers

> http get -H [my-header-key-A my-header-value-A my-header-key-B my-header-value-B]


Performs HTTP GET operation.