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Tail HTTP text resources that support the range header.

Primary use case: streaming (tailing) large logfiles via http


httpTail "http://localhost:8080/logfile"

httpTail "" --cookie="SESSION=grab-session-cookie-from-admin-session"

Missing feature

  • Other auth except "stolen cookie" primarily basic auth
  • ...

More info

This was initially created to be able to easily observe logfiles from spring boot applications exposed via the actuator logging endpoint (for more information see ).

(c) 2016 Paul Klingelhuber

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