head (REST Plugin)

Perform a HEAD method REST call against an endpoint. This will return no body if the server honors the request, but the body is returned in case the server does return one.

If no body is returned, an empty string will be present in FDR_RESPONSE_STRING.


Environment/Instance Properties

Property Name

Property Code

Required

Description





  

Project Properties

Property Name

Property Code

Required

Description





  

Inputs

Input Name

Input Code

Required

Description

REST URLFDR_REQUEST_URLYesURL to the desired REST Service
Query StringFDR_QUERY_STRINGNo

Query String to be used. Use Groovy if desired to use FlexDeploy variables in the query string.

'a=b&c=d&e='+FD_TEMP_DIR+'&f=g'

or, if not using Groovy, simply

a=b&c=d

Spaces will not be trimmed from the string.

UsernameFDR_USERNoThe username for authentication
PasswordFDR_PASSWORDNoThe password for authentication

Preemptive Authentication


FDR_PREEMPTIVE_AUTHNo

Use preemptive Basic authentication (provide authentication before being asked)

if false, non-preemptive Universal authentication is used.

Request Media TypeFDR_REQUEST_MEDIA_TYPENoThe media type to request from the server

Ignore SSL Errors

added in 5.0.5

FDR_IGNORE_SSL_ERRORSNo If checked, SSL errors will be ignored. Otherwise they will cause the operation to fail.

  

Outputs

Output Name

Required

Description

FDR_RESPONSE_CODE

No

The Integer response code of from the REST response

FDR_RESPONSE_STRINGNoThe first Response Entity is returned as a String.

  

Artifacts

This operation doesn’t consume or produce any artifacts.


Endpoint Selection

This operation will select all available endpoints associated to the Environment/Instance.


Endpoint Execution

This operation will execute on any one of the selected endpoints and will be random in the determination of which one.