AWS API Gateway accept Content-type: application/xml


I’ve got a question about AWS API Gateway..

I want to process an other companies API into my own dynamoDB in AWS.
They can only POST an XML formatted to my API.
My setup is API Gateway -> Lambda -> DynamoDB.

But how can do set up a API Gateway POST in such a way that i accepts the XML posted by them?

Link to their XML Post setup (it’s just the uplink data):


You can define a request mapping template for “application/xml” which will be triggered when the client sends a “Content-Type” header of “application/xml”.

While API Gateway doesn’t yet offer first-class support for XML, you can simply send the XML payload to Lambda in a JSON string field:

In your Lambda function, you can use your XML parsing library of choice to process the XML.

Hope this helps,

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