Chapter 2. Configuration

The variables presented in the context menu of the request pane determine the general usefulness of this feature.

The FileHandler will first load an embedded set of variables which defines some useful definitions for requests against normal HTTP servers as well as WebDAV and DeltaV servers. After that it searches for a variableset file named ${app.home}/HttpClientVariables.xml and will load it if present.

The hierarchical organization of the available variables is determined by their names:

The embedded set of available variables provides for a flexible set of commonly used requests for the basic HTTP protocol as well as the WebDAV and DeltaV protocols.