Send an http HEAD request w/curl

curl -i -X HEAD http://localhost/

2009-03-25 17:34:39

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curl -I (that's an uppercase letter i) seems to do the same thing.
seraphim · 693 weeks and 3 days ago
curl -I will report the headers. However, without -X HEAD you will request the body payload as well (just not see it!) because then it is a GET request.
bootz15 · 348 weeks and 2 days ago
seofox · 38 weeks and 1 day ago
seofox · 38 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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