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If you don't want to escape any characters, but still want to use curl - implement the "file input" option to create a file that looks like the following:

 

 

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 <token>

<username>sample_username</username>
  <password>sample-password</password>
  <client_id>client_name_of_your_choosing</client_id>
  <user_ip_address>your_origin_ip_address</user_ip_address>
  <provider>Provider Id</provider>
</token>

 

We used
*Note: mytokengenerator.xml
for the
can be used as a file name, which simplifies the command
Then, the full curl command looks a little bit different:
See example underneath step 2 for original command and the example below for simplified command. 

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 curl -X POST --header "Content-Type: application/xml" -d @mytokengenerator.xml https://api-test.echo.nasa.gov/echo-rest/tokens

Note:  if using a programming language, just place the curl example parts into the correct http message header or body locations.

 

Provided a successful response is received, an HTTP success status code of 200 is supplied with the response. Below is a sample response from the curl call - where the value in the ID tag is the token you will use as the value in the Echo-Token header:

 

 

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<?xmlversion="1.0"encoding="UTF-8"?>

<token>
  <id>75E5CEBE-6BBB-2FB5-A613-0368A361D0B6</id>
  <username>sample_username</username>
  <client_id>client_name_of_your_choosing</client_id>
  <user_ip_address>your_origin_ip_address</user_ip_address>
  <provider>Provider Id</provider>
</token>