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Curl - Get status code and response body
URL="http://stackoverflow.com/"
# store the whole response with the status at the and
HTTP_RESPONSE=$(curl --silent --write-out "HTTPSTATUS:%{http_code}" -X POST $URL)
# extract the body
HTTP_BODY=$(echo $HTTP_RESPONSE | sed -e 's/HTTPSTATUS\:.*//g')
# extract the status
HTTP_STATUS=$(echo $HTTP_RESPONSE | tr -d '\n' | sed -e 's/.*HTTPSTATUS://')
# print the body
echo "$HTTP_BODY"
# example using the status
if [ ! $HTTP_STATUS -eq 200 ]; then
echo "Error [HTTP status: $HTTP_STATUS]"
exit 1
fi
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