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Update/remove default headers using Extension Tool

jesantos Posts: 12

Is there a way I can remove a default HTTP header being sent by response? for example, removing Content-Length key and value from the response headers.


  • williammccusker
    williammccusker Posts: 643 ✭✭✭


    The content-length header is generated as part of the HTTP specification. Are you asking how to sending the response using chunking? When sending a chunked response the content-length header is omitted. If you add a "transfer-encoding" header to the responder with the value set to "chunked" then the server will not set the content-length header.

    Or is there a different header you want removed?

  • benken_parasoft
    benken_parasoft Posts: 1,231 ✭✭✭

    In the case where there is no response body, open your Message Responder, click "Options > Message Exchange Pattern", then enable "Notification Only". Otherwise, if there is a message body, then the Content-Length header is required unless HTTP chunking is enabled.