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Use

While actions are being executed, request values (method, URI, header fields) and system information are queried. using the following syntax:

        
%{Variable}
         
Procedure

The supported variables are described below.

Access to Header Fields

Variable name

HTTP Header Field

HTTP_USER_AGENT

User Agent

HTTP_REFERER

Referer

HTTP_COOKIE

Cookie

HTTP_FORWARDED

Forwarded

HTTP_HOST

Host

HTTP_CONTENT_LENGTH

Content Length

HTTP_CONTENT_TYPE

Content Type

HTTP_ACCEPT

Accept

HTTP_ACCEPT_CHARSET

Accept Charset

HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING

Accept Encoding

HTTP_ACCEPT_LANGUAGE

Accept Language

HTTP_VIA

Via

HEADER:<name>

Any header field with a <name>. The name is case insensitive.

Access to Request URL

Variable name

Attribute of Request, Possible Values

REQUEST_METHOD

Method used: GET, POST, PUT, HEAD, ...

SERVER_PROTOCOL

Protocol: http, https

PATH

URL decoded path of request

PATH_TRANSLATED

Standardized URL decoded path of request

QUERY_STRING

List of form fields after the '?'

FORMFIELD:<name>

Value of form field with <name>.

The field name comparison is case insensitive

FormField:<name>

Value of form field with <name>.

The field name comparison is case sensitive

Standard Request Values

Variable name

Attribute of Request, Possible Values

SERVER_PORT

Port number where request was received

SERVER_ADDR

IP address of the server where request was received

REMOTE_HOST, REMOTE_ADDR

IP address of the remote host

REMOTE_PORT

Port number of the remote host

SERVER_ACCESS_POINTS

Server accessibility (usually for the header field "X-SAP-WEBDISP-AP").

SERVER_ACCESS_POINTS = http:80,https:8443

SSL-Specific Values

These values are available only for an HTTPS connection if the client has also sent an X.509 client certificate:

Variable name

Attribute of Request, Possible Values

SSL_CLIENT_CERT

Base64-coded client certificate

SSL_CLIENT_CERT_CHAIN_0... SSL_CLIENT_CERT_CHAIN_n

CHAIN_0: This is the first NON root-CA certificate of the CA that the client certificate has signed (also Base64 coded).

CHAIN_n: This is the last NON root-CA certificate of the CA that the client certificate has signed (also Base64 coded).

SSL_CIPHER_USEKEYSIZE

Number of cipher bits used

SSL_CIPHER_SUITE

Cipher suite used after the SSL (draft-free-ssl-version3-02) and TLS (RFC 2246) specification.

System Values

Variable name

Value

SERVER_SOFTWARE

Name of the Web server

SERVER_NAME

Default name of the HTTP server

TIME_YEAR

Current year

TIME_MON

Current month (values from 1 to 12)

TIME_DAY

Current day

TIME_HOUR

Current hour (values from 0 to 23)

TIME_MIN

Current minute (values from 0 to 59)

TIME_SEC

Current second (values from 0 to 59)

TIME_WDAY

Current day of the week (values from Monday=0 to 6)

TIME

Current time in seconds since 1970