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Core Step storeHeader


Provides the ability to store an HTTP Header value for later checking


Required? yes
The name of the Http Response Header of interest. If the property name is not specified, the header name is used as key to store the value found.
Required? no
The description of this test step.
Required? no
The name of the property in which to store the retrieved value.
Required? no, default is the "defaultPropertyType" as specified in the "config" element is used.
The type of the property in which to store the retrieve value. Either "ant" or "dynamic".


storeHeader Example
<webtest name="httpHeader: confirm usage of storeHeader">
    <config ...>
        <invoke description="Load Imageurl="ok.gif"/>
        <storeHeader description="store content-type"
            name="Content-Typeproperty="contentType" />
        <verifyProperty description="should be a gif image"


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