HTTP Headers

AlphaX conduit service utilizes specific HTTP headers for authentication, data format specification, compression, and method override within requests and responses.

HTTP Headers

The following HTTP headers are used by the AlphaX conduit service:

  • Header Value

  • Description

  • Token

All requests must include a token. See specific request to determine if it should be included in the header or body of your request.

Content-Type: application/json All requests containing JSON data in the body must specify this header

Content-Encoding: gzip Request body is gzip compressed

Accept-Encoding: gzip Response will use gzip compression when content-length > 1024 bytes

X-HTTP-Method-Override:PUT, DELETE Clients not supporting PUT/DELETE methods can send via POST with this header

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