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Re: Cookie protected web page and file downloading

by tlm (Prior)
on Jun 02, 2005 at 03:13 UTC ( #462733=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Cookie protected web page and file downloading

I find that WWW::Mechanize is pretty good with cookie-ness. Have you tried it?

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Re^2: Cookie protected web page and file downloading
by reTard (Sexton) on Jun 02, 2005 at 03:42 UTC
    I've had a look at Mech but I can't see where to specify the HTTP proxy details?
    thanks
        So far I have:
        #!/usr/bin/perl use Data::Dumper; use LWP::UserAgent; use WWW::Mechanize; my $mech = WWW::Mechanize->new(cookie_jar => {}, agent => "WWW-Mechani +ze/0.01"); $url = 'http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/support/pseries/aixfixes.ht +ml'; my $ua = new LWP::UserAgent; $ua->proxy('http','192.168.1.248'); $mech->get( $url ); $mech->follow_link( text_regex => qr/More fix services/); $mech->follow_link( text_regex => qr/AIX 5.3/); $mech->follow_link( text_regex => qr/Data file for AIX 5.3/); print Dumper $mech;

        But this fails as it is not going through the proxy
        Thanks

        UPDATED the print dump shows

        'status' => 500, 'content' => '500 Can\'t connect to www.ibm.com:80 (B +ad hostname \'www.ibm.com\')

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[erix]: lazyness-driven inventio :)
[erix]: "the dog ate my homework"
[Eily]: looks more like "all my plates are broken and I don't understand why. Also I can't retrieve the broken parts because the elephant in the room is on the way"
[ambrus]: Eily: also webpages aren't displayed on my monitor no matter what I click with the mouse, and there's a blackout right now, could that be a problem?
[robby_dobby]: ambrus: Yes
[hippo]: erix++: "the browser ate my code"
[robby_dobby]: Eily: Now, people are trying to be inventive with crowdsourcing their work, eh? Sure, call on the admins to k-line these sockpuppet accounts!
[robby_dobby]: hippo: I like how you equated your browser to a dog....

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