Bitsadmin /setcustomheaders

Updated: April 17, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

Add a custom HTTP header to a GET request.

bitsadmin /SetCustomHeaders <Job> <Header1> <Header2> <. . .>


Parameter Description


The job's display name or GUID

Header1 Header2 . . .

The custom headers for the job

  • This command is used to add a custom HTTP header to a GET request sent to an HTTP server.

The following example adds a custom HTTP header for the job named myDownloadJob.

C:\>bitsadmin / SetCustomHeaders myDownloadJob "Accept-encoding:deflate/gzip"

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