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get Alerts or Count alerts returning funny characters, not JSON

Hi experts,

 

I'm trying to access the alertlist from Microfocus Service Manager. I'm using javascript to do that. Certificates and all the proxy stuff checks out by now but I'm still strugling with the response:

I'm starting with a basic count alerts request:

var url = "https://api.eu.opsgenie.com/v2/alerts/count";

I obviously add the Authentication header and the Content type part...

headers.push( new Header( "Content-Type", "application/json; charset=UTF-8" ) );

printing the response results in something like this:

receiveData:≻慤慴㨢≻潣湵≴㘺㈷㜳ⱽ琢潯≫〺〮㤰∬敲畱獥䥴≤∺づ愶㈴㥢戭晣ⴸ㠴㔴愭昰ⴷ戶攵〷㡡㍢㑥索

Last time I saw something like this the response was compressed (gzip). I don't see anything refering to deflate of gzip in the documentation, everythings like a fairy tail there.

Any help apprichiated!

BR,

Dávid

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Ok, solved:

For the other fellow SM developers : the doHTTPRequest has an argument (Binary response data) : I don't even know why I've set it to true but that seemed to be the problem. Just set it to false and the response is in clear JSON string format.

Can I ask what program you are using in this screenshot?

That is correct.

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