http.get() function

http.get() is experimental and subject to change at any time. By using this function, you accept the risks of experimental functions.

http.get() submits an HTTP GET request to the specified URL and returns the HTTP status code, response body, and response headers.


http.get() is deprecated in favor of requests.get().

Response format

http.get() returns a record with the following properties:

  • statusCode: HTTP status code returned by the GET request (int).
  • body: HTTP response body (bytes).
  • headers: HTTP response headers (record).
Function type signature
(url: string, ?headers: A, ?timeout: duration) => {statusCode: int, headers: B, body: bytes} where A: Record, B: Record
For more information, see Function type signatures.



(Required) URL to send the GET request to.


Headers to include with the GET request.


Timeout for the GET request. Default is 30s.


Get the status of an InfluxDB OSS instance

import "experimental/http"

    url: "http://localhost:8086/health",
    headers: {Authorization: "Token mY5up3RS3crE7t0k3N", Accept: "application/json"},

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