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DAVIX-GET(1) download tool DAVIX-GET(1)

davix-get - Download tool based on libdavix

davix-get [options]... url davix-get [options]... url local_file

davix-get is a tool to download resources from HTTP, Webdav or REST compatible services.
The command supports the protocol Http (http(s)://), WebDav (dav(s)://) and S3 (s3(s)://).

Target resources can either be a single file or a collection.
In the case of collection, all sub-collections will also be downloaded.

davix-get is powered by libdavix. See libdavix(3) for details.

Common Options:

Debug mode
--header, -H
Add a header field to the request (eg: -H "Depth: 1" )
--help, -h
Display this help message

--metalink OPT
Metalink support. (OPT=failover[default]|no)
--module, -P PLUGIN_NAME
Load a plugin or profile by name

--redirection OPT
Transparent redirection support. (OPT=yes[default]|no)

--proxy, -x URL
SOCKS5 proxy server URL. (ex: socks5://

Traces specific scope(s), options include:
file - Davix file interface
posix - Davix POSIX interface
xml - XML parser output
ssl - SSL and certs details
header - HTTP queries headers
body - HTTP bodies
chain - IO chains info
core - Config and Davix command line tools info
grid - Misc info from 3rd parties
socket - Socket info
locks - WebDAV locking info
all - Traces everything

Display version

Security Options:

--capath CA_PATH
Add an additional certificate authority directory
--cert, -E CRED_PATH
Client Certificate in PEM format
--key priv_path
Private key in PEM format
--insecure, -k
Disable SSL credential checks
User login for login/password authentication
User password for login/password authentication
AWS S3 authentication: secret key
AWS S3 authentication: access key
AWS S3 authentication: region
AWS S3 security token - used along with STS temporary credentials
Specify this flag if you need to use a path-based S3 URL
Azure authentication key

Download content and print it on stdout

Download content to a local file
davix-get s3:// /tmp/file2

Download content to a local file with VOMS authentication in a Grid environment
davix-get -P grid davs:// /tmp/file1

Download content and print it to stdout, using a OAuth token
davix-get -H "Authorization: Bearer mytoken"

Download collection to a local directory
davix-get dav:// ./mydir


Adrien Devresse <>, IT-SDC-ID, CERN

$Date: 2014/05/24 $ davix