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From Deepak Shetty <shet...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HTTP POST to a redirected URL handled properly?
Date Fri, 10 Aug 2012 23:03:03 GMT
> If not, is this the correct user agent and test tool behavior to expect
when coming across a 302 redirect for POST requests?
Yes a  redirect is always a GET

regards
deepak

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 3:56 PM, David Luu <mangaroo@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> This is first time I've come across this topic. By the way, I'm testing
> APIs that are under development so things might change, will follow up on
> them later but assuming correct server setup:
>
> I make POST to a URL and it returned 302 moved temporarily with new URL.
> The redirect is basically changing original URL of HTTP to HTTPS, that's
> it. In JMeter, I'm using an HTTP sampler and by default have the follow
> redirect option checked. It did follow the redirect but POST request became
> a GET and thus all POST data was lost and API call failed. I didn't specify
> a specific HTTP client to use, using system default. If it matters, which
> HTTP client is best suited for this? I was wondering whether under this
> situation JMeter can follow redirect but keep as POST request with same
> posted data? If so, how? If not, is this the correct user agent and test
> tool behavior to expect when coming across a 302 redirect for POST
> requests?
>
> Regards,
> David
>

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