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Request Headers

Request Headers#

During this phase, headers in the incoming client request can be modified or set. This is crucial for tasks like appending security tokens, adjusting origin-forwarded values, or transforming the client information before it reaches the application.

Example: Before routing a request to a particular service, adding a header to specify the desired version of the API: X-API-Version: v2.


  • headers.request.set - Changes or adds a new request header.


Available fields in the Request Headers phase: