How to validate a GZIP Archive File in Node.JS

One of the biggest safeguards against future headaches is a file validation system for your project. When it comes to GZIP archives, this can definitely be a bit more challenging than it at first seems. Besides manually opening the file with a compatible program, the other options are significantly more time consuming. Not to worry, though. We have a nice solution ready for you that will only eat up a handful of minutes.

Install the Cloudmersive client first.

npm install cloudmersive-convert-api-client --save

Next comes the function call for validateDocumentGZipValidation, which will pass our GZIP file to a Cloudmersive server for full validation.

var CloudmersiveConvertApiClient = require('cloudmersive-convert-api-client');var defaultClient = CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ApiClient.instance;// Configure API key authorization: Apikeyvar Apikey = defaultClient.authentications['Apikey'];Apikey.apiKey = 'YOUR API KEY';// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)//Apikey.apiKeyPrefix = 'Token';var apiInstance = new CloudmersiveConvertApiClient.ValidateDocumentApi();var inputFile = "/path/to/file"; // File | Input file to perform the operation on.var callback = function(error, data, response) {if (error) {console.error(error);} else {console.log('API called successfully. Returned data: ' + data);}};apiInstance.validateDocumentGZipValidation(inputFile, callback);

And you are done! You have GZIP validation without any new gray hairs!

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