cors tagged requests and articles

Categorized request examples and articles tagged with [cors] keyword
Curl OPTIONS Request
An example of sending an OPTIONS request with Curl. Browsers send OPTIONS requests when making a CORS request to another origin. To make an OPTIONS request using Curl, you must pass the -X OPTIONS command-line parameter to the Curl. The OPTIONS request does not return any data. All information is returned in the response headers.

OPTIONS Request Example
An example of sending an OPTIONS request to the server. Browsers send OPTIONS requests when they send a CORS request to another origin. In this HTTP OPTIONS request example, the client requests the available parameters for the HTTP POST method.

Curl CORS Request
An example of sending a Curl request with the CORS Origin header (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing request). For CORS requests, the Origin header indicates where the request is coming from. In this Curl CORS Request example, the Origin header is passed to the server with the -H "Origin:" command-line option.

Curl Request With Credentials
Sample Curl request with Origin CORS request header and authorization cookie. In this Curl Request With Credentials example the Origin request header is passed with the -H "Origin:" command-line parameter and the cookie is passed with the --cookie "authCookie = my_auth_cookie" parameter.

CORS Request with Credentials
An example of sending a CORS request with an Origin header and an authorization cookie. In this CORS Request with Credentials example, the Origin is provided with "Origin:" request header, and the cookie is provided with the "Cookie: authCookie=my_auth_cookie" header.

The HTTP OPTIONS method describes the communication options for the target resource. Browsers send the HTTP OPTIONS request to find out HTTP methods and other options supported by a web server as a 'preflight' request to send data to another domain.

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) is a mechanism that provides secure communication between browsers and servers running on different origins (on different hostnames or protocols) using additional HTTP headers.

Same-Origin Policy
The primary objective of the Same Origin Policy is to prevent malicious attempts to access data by defining controlling actions for retrieving the documents from distinct origins.