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Documentation Grafana k6 JavaScript API k6/http file( data, [filename], [contentType] )
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file( data, [filename], [contentType] )

Create a file object that is used for building Multipart requests (file uploads).

ParameterTypeDescription
datastring / Array / ArrayBufferFile data as string, array of numbers, or an ArrayBuffer object.
filenamestringThe filename to specify for this field (or “part”) of the multipart request.
contentTypestringThe content type to specify for this field (or “part”) of the multipart request.

Returns

TypeDescription
FileDataA FileData object.

Example

JavaScript
import { sleep } from 'k6';
import { md5 } from 'k6/crypto';
import http from 'k6/http';

const binFile = open('/path/to/file.bin', 'b');

export default function () {
  const f = http.file(binFile, 'test.bin');
  console.log(md5(f.data, 'hex'));
  console.log(f.filename);
  console.log(f.content_type);
}