Fix Python – Python Request Post with param data

This is the raw request for an API call:
Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 86
Connection: Keep-Alive
User-Agent: Apache-HttpClient/4.1.1 (java 1.5)


Fix Python – SSL InsecurePlatform error when using Requests package

Im using Python 2.7.3 and Requests. I installed Requests via pip. I believe it’s the latest version. I’m running on Debian Wheezy.
I’ve used Requests lots of times in the past and never faced this issue, but it seems that when making https requests with Requests I get an InsecurePlatform exception.
The error mentions urllib3, but I don’t have that….

Fix Python – Can I set max_retries for requests.request?

The Python requests module is simple and elegant but one thing bugs me.
It is possible to get a requests.exception.ConnectionError with a message like:
Max retries exceeded with url: …

This implies that requests can attempt to access the data several times. But there is not a single mention of this possibility anywhere in the docs. Looking at t….

Fix Python – Timeout for python requests.get entire response

I’m gathering statistics on a list of websites and I’m using requests for it for simplicity. Here is my code:
websites=[‘’, ‘’]
for w in websites:
r= requests.get(w, verify=False)
data.append( (r.url, len(r.content), r.elapsed.total_seconds(), str([(l.status_code, l.url) for l in r.history]), str(r…..

Fix Python – How can I see the entire HTTP request that’s being sent by my Python application?

In my case, I’m using the requests library to call PayPal’s API over HTTPS. Unfortunately, I’m getting an error from PayPal, and PayPal support cannot figure out what the error is or what’s causing it. They want me to “Please provide the entire request, headers included”.
How can I do that?

Fix Python – How do I disable the security certificate check in Python requests

I am using
import requests’https://foo.example’, data={‘bar’:’baz’})

but I get a request.exceptions.SSLError.
The website has an expired certficate, but I am not sending sensitive data, so it doesn’t matter to me.
I would imagine there is an argument like ‘verifiy=False’ that I could use, but I can’t seem to find it.