Headers dialog box

Enables you to automatically send additional HTTP headers with every HTTP request submitted to the server.

To access
Record > Recording Options > HTTP > Advanced > Headers
Important information
  • This dialog box is available only for specific protocols. For a complete list of protocols and their associated nodes, see Protocol compatibility table.

  • The following standard headers are considered risky: Authorization, Connection, Content-Length, Cookie, Host, If-Modified-Since, Proxy-Authenticate, Proxy-Authorization, Proxy-Connection, Referer, and WWW-Authenticate. They are not recorded unless selected in the Header list.

User interface elements are described below (unlabeled elements are shown in angle brackets):

UI Element
Plus. Adds a new entry.
Minus. Deletes an entry.
Restore List
Restores the current list to the default values and entries.
Use Defaults
Restores all lists to the default values and entries.
<Drop-down menu>
Controls the options for this dialog box:
  • Do not record headers

  • Record headers in list

  • Record headers not in list

<Header list>
List of headers which may or may not be recorded. The lists vary depending on which drop-down item is selected. Each item can be selected or deselected using its individual check box.