Dummy HTTP Post server

by ykaganovich   Last Updated May 22, 2017 16:00 PM

Where can I download a simple Windows GUI app that can consume an HTTP POST, display its contents, and return 200?



Answers 2


This is really best done by writing a script and loading it into your favourite web server (IIS, Apache, whatever), and then pushing the POST to this file.

PHP:

<pre><?php
  print_r($_POST)
?></pre>

ASP Classic:

<%
    For Each Item In Request.Form
        For x=1 To Request.Form(item).Count
            Response.Write Item & ": " & Request.Form(Item)(x) & "<br>"
        Next
    Next 
%>

Credit where credit's due, ASP code blatantly lifted from here

The 200 response is automatically generated by the web server, since we are outputting valid code.

If you need a more of a "catch all" response (i.e. you want the web server to run this script regardless of whatever URL you're POSTing to) this can be done with a rewrite rule.

Mark Henderson
Mark Henderson
March 24, 2011 22:25 PM

If you have/are willing to install Python, you can do it easily with dumdum, a tool I wrote

https://github.com/jar-o/dumdum

No code required.

jar
jar
May 22, 2017 15:42 PM

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