http put for network

Put a body to a URL.


> http put (URL) (data) --user --password --content-type --max-time --headers --raw --insecure --full --allow-errors


  • URL: the URL to post to
  • data: the contents of the post body
  • --user {any}: the username when authenticating
  • --password {any}: the password when authenticating
  • --content-type {any}: the MIME type of content to post
  • --max-time {int}: timeout period in seconds
  • --headers {any}: custom headers you want to add
  • --raw (-r): return values as a string instead of 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:



Put content to

> http put 'body'

Put content to, with username and password

> http put -u myuser -p mypass 'body'

Put content to, with custom header

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

Put content to, with JSON body

> http put -t application/json { field: value }


Performs HTTP PUT operation.