File Upload in Restful Flask

subhabrata.banerji at gmail.com subhabrata.banerji at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 15:47:55 CEST 2015


On Monday, July 20, 2015 at 6:39:29 PM UTC+5:30, Simmo wrote:
> On 20/07/2015 12:57, wrote:
> > On Monday, July 20, 2015 at 4:40:09 PM UTC+5:30, Simmo wrote:
> >> On 20/07/2015 11:13, wrote:
> >>> Dear Group,
> >>>
> >>> I am trying to learn Rest framework through Restful Flask.
> >>> My initial exercises went fine with https://flask-restful.readthedocs.org/en/0.3.3/quickstart.html
> >>>
> >>> Now I want to upload file through Restful Flask. I tried to check the web for reference.
> >>> I got these urls,
> >>> (i) http://docs.python-requests.org/en/latest/user/quickstart/#post-a-multipart-encoded-file
> >>> (ii) http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28982974/flask-restful-upload-image
> >>> (iii) http://blog.luisrei.com/articles/flaskrest.html
> >>>
> >>> But the question I am stuck with what are the things I have to change in the example of quickstart tutorial so that I may be able to upload file. Or if any one may kindly suggest with a small example.
> >>>
> >>> If any one of the esteemed members may kindly suggest.
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Subhabrata Banerjee.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I'm no expert on Python or REST but the example
> >>
> >> 	>>> url = 'http://httpbin.org/post'
> >> 	>>> files = {'file': open('report.xls', 'rb')}
> >>
> >> 	>>> r = requests.post(url, files=files)
> >> 	>>> r.text
> >>           ...
> >>
> >> seems quite straightforward so I would suggest substituting your URL for
> >> 'http://httpbin.org' and your file name (possibly with full pathname)
> >> for 'report.xls'.
> >>
> >> Give it a try and report back...
> >>
> >> Steve S
> >
> > Dear Sir,
> >
> > Thanks. I could change the quickstart api.py slightly. I ran your suggestion
> > on it. Some result seems coming but I may have to improve some portion, I am not getting. Please see the same.
> >
> >>>> import requests
> >>>> url='http://127.0.0.1:5000/toworks/post'
> >>>> files = {'file': open('C:\Python27\NEWS.txt', 'rb')}
> >>>> r = requests.post(url, files=files)
> >>>> r.text
> > u'{\n    "message": "Method Not Allowed", \n    "status": 405\n}\n'
> >>>>
> >
> > Regards,
> > Subhabrata Banerji
> >
> 
> OK, so that message is telling you that whatever server is sitting 
> behind 127.0.0.1 is not allowing you (your code) to POST to it.  There 
> are many reasons why this could be happening.  Here are a couple for you 
> to investigate...
> 
> - port 5000 is not not 'open' for POSTs
> - your code may not have permission to POST to the server
> 
> It would help if you could tell us what OS you are using (Windows or 
> Linux or ...) and what server is sitting behind 127.0.0.1.
> 
> I'n not going to be around for the next 24hrs but I'm sure someone else 
> on the list will have some suggestions for you...
> 
> Happy bug hunting
> 
> Steve

Dear Sir,

Thanks. I am on MS-Windows 7 and I use mostly Firefox. I am checking other issues.

Regards,
Subhabrata Banerjee. 


More information about the Python-list mailing list