Acquire Session Cookie Using CURL¶
When invoking the REST APIs of Fire Insights with curl, the first step is to log in and save the incoming cookie into a text file. This file would then be used in making subsequent REST calls via curl.
Save the incoming cookies using the
-c option of
curl into a file.
In the below example, the Fire Insights web server is running on the local machine at :
You can replace it with your machine name and port.
curl -i -X POST -d username=admin -d password=admin -c /tmp/cookies.txt localhost:8080/login
In the above:
- username = admin
- password = admin
- Incoming cookie gets saved into : /tmp/cookies.txt
- REST API endpoint : localhost:8080/login