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http

Core API

This module is not available in Core API

The http allows to send HTTP requests

Usage:

script.lua
local http = require('http')

Methods

get,post,put,delete

response, err = http.get(<URI>, <BODY>, <HEADERS>) get/post/put/delete

Send a request with http method 'get', 'post', 'put' or 'delete'

script.lua
http.get('https://domain.com') 
http.post('https://domain.com', 'foo=bar') 
http.delete('https://domain.com') 
http.put('https://domain.com', 'foo=bar', { Authorizaion = 'Basic ABCDE'}) 

Returns a response

If an error occurred, it will be returns as second value

Default timeout for these methods: 30s. If you want to use a custom timeout, you should to use a `http.request' method

request

response, err = http.request(options)

Send a request

options = {
    method = http.methodGet,
    uri = 'https://domain.com',
    body = nil,
    headers = {
        Authentication = 'Basic ABCDEF'
    },
    insecureSkipVerify = true, -- default: false
    timeout = "10s" -- Valid time units are "ns", "us" (or "┬Ás"), "ms", "s", "m", "h". Default: 0
}

http.request(options)

Returns a response

If an error occurred, it will be returns as second value

response

{
    status_code = <INT>
    body = <STRING>
    headers = {
        <KEY> = <VALUE>,
        ...
    }
}

http methods constants

  • methodGet
  • methodHead
  • methodPost
  • methodPut
  • methodPatch
  • methodDelete
  • methodConnect
  • methodOptions
  • methodTrace
script.lua
http = require('http')

options = {
    method = http.methodPost,
    ...
}

http.request(options)