Question: Impossibility to make POST calls from a Galaxy server to a Jetty server for an external data source integration
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12 months ago by
avillahoz10
avillahoz10 wrote:

Hi,

I am using the Galaxy Release v17.05 and I am working on getting our web server as an external data source.

Such an external-data-source integration works fine between the Galaxy and web servers by HTTP GET calls after following the documentation reflected in https://galaxyproject.org/admin/internals/data-sources/. Now we want to expand our work with new asynchronous calls, especially HTTP POST calls.

I have set a Jetty server having the doGet and doPost methods ready to show any request call information from the Galaxy server. So I have made communication tests between both Galaxy and web servers. Well, despite explicitly setting the Galaxy server (transmitter) to launch POST calls in the following <inputs> field <inputs action="http://xxx.xxx.xxx:8080/" check_values="false" method="post" target="_top"> with many <param> fields, the Jetty server (receptor) always shows the request information shown in the doGet method and never in the doPost method.

I have also set the other <request_param> field as: <request_param galaxy_name="URL_method" remote_name="URL_method" missing="post"/> with no effect.

The Galaxy documentation regarding to data sources says that the Galaxy server can launch POST calls if method="post" but I never see anything there in the doPost data window, nada de nada.

Any point I have missed?

We need to use POST calls since we have our web server already authenticated.

Thanks,

Angel Villahoz-Baleta.

ADD COMMENTlink modified 10 months ago • written 12 months ago by avillahoz10
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10 months ago by
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Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k wrote:

Resolved at IRC #galaxyproject aka https://gitter.im/galaxyproject/Lobby

Issues was a problematic proxy server config.

ADD COMMENTlink written 10 months ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k
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10 months ago by
avillahoz10
avillahoz10 wrote:

Thanks very much, what Galaxy version with such a new fix should I know?

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