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UFT and REST server, passing cookies to next

Hi guys,

I'm having a weird problem, I'm trying to create a simple script that will issue a login and logout on a REST server. This server utilizes cookies for the authorizations, this mean that, when I login the server generated a cookie with a unique ID, then this ID has to be passed in the header of the next commands to be executed (validating that it's still me and I'm logged in already), the login returns a "HTTP 204 – NO CONTENT" when is successfull, is there a way (without coding the entire script) to save the cookie ID in a variable and pass it to the next command in an header? I've tried to create a JSON file with the "possible response" (I don't have it so had to guess based on the response the system gives when logged in) to then pickup the ID and put it in a variable that is then passed to the next commands, but this doesn't work.

To explain myself better, what I'm looking for is a way to save the cookie ID given from the login:

Step 'HTTP Request15' : HTTP Raw response:

Step 'HTTP Request15' : HTTP/1.1 204 No Content

Content-Length: 0

Set-Cookie: id=0cc779b8-2131-4c03-955a-65a69bd7bc51; secure

Checkpoint 0: "204" = "204" passed

Step 'HTTP Request15' ended successfully


And then pass this variable to other commands.

Is it possible?

Thank you

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I am currently looking into doing the same thing, have you found a way to do it?

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Not sure if you still need this, but yes, this is possible.
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