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How can I use SSL to connect to a HTTPS CGI script.

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Contributed by dwatson06 on Jun 21, 2002 at 20:11 UTC
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Description:

I'm trying to do a post to a cgi script.
https://asite.com/login/create_user.cgi
When I do this, the server that I am sending the post to gets this error...
General SSL accept error -1
I have been informed that it is because I'm not using SSL. Can I direct the socket connection to use SSL directly from my perl script or do I need to set it up as cgi and call it from an https browser connection?
Thanks

Answer: How can I use SSL to connect to a HTTPS CGI script.
contributed by Anonymous Monk

For drop-in use with LWP install x Crypt::SSLeay. For low level programming you can use Net::SSLeay.

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