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Simple Redirect Server in python to redirect requests to a specified URL
#!/usr/bin/env python
"""
Simple HTTP URL redirector
Shreyas Cholia 10/01/2015
usage: redirect.py [-h] [--port PORT] [--ip IP] redirect_url
HTTP redirect server
positional arguments:
redirect_url
optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
--port PORT, -p PORT port to listen on
--ip IP, -i IP host interface to listen on
"""
import SimpleHTTPServer
import SocketServer
import sys
import argparse
def redirect_handler_factory(url):
"""
Returns a request handler class that redirects to supplied `url`
"""
class RedirectHandler(SimpleHTTPServer.SimpleHTTPRequestHandler):
def do_GET(self):
self.send_response(301)
self.send_header('Location', url)
self.end_headers()
return RedirectHandler
def main():
parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='HTTP redirect server')
parser.add_argument('--port', '-p', action="store", type=int, default=80, help='port to listen on')
parser.add_argument('--ip', '-i', action="store", default="", help='host interface to listen on')
parser.add_argument('redirect_url', action="store")
myargs = parser.parse_args()
redirect_url = myargs.redirect_url
port = myargs.port
host = myargs.ip
redirectHandler = redirect_handler_factory(redirect_url)
handler = SocketServer.TCPServer((host, port), redirectHandler)
print("serving at port %s" % port)
handler.serve_forever()
if __name__ == "__main__":
main()
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