How to upload file by using request module

request
module
node js

In request module we are sending files by using below code. The syntax for installing request module is

npm install request --save

Include this module by using below syntax.

var request = require('request');

the syntax for request module to send files

try{
	var fname = 'sample.pdf';
	var options = {
		method: 'POST',
		url: 'URL',
		headers:{
			'postman-token': '8252bb2f-6b2a-657b-b43c-6054fc47c84e',
			'cache-control': 'no-cache',
			'content-type': 'multipart/form-data; boundary=----WebKitFormBoundary7MA4YWxkTrZu0gW' 
		},
		formData:{
			File-Name: 'sample',
			File:{
				value : fs.createReadStream(fname),
				options : { filename: fname, contentType: null } 
			}
		}
	};
	
	request(options, function (error, response, body) {
		if (!error && response.statusCode == 201) {
			var responses = JSON.parse(response.body);
		}else{
			console.log('Error File Uploading');
			console.log(error);	
		}
	});
}
catch(e){
    console.log(e);
}

 

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