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How can I create a Post directly to a CGI script through HTTPS?

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Contributed by dwatson06 on Jun 20, 2002 at 13:41 UTC
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I need to create a client to pass information directly to a cgi script by creating a Post. What is the best way to communicate with this example? https://theSite.com:443/subdirectory/new_login.cgi

Answer: How can I create a Post directly to a CGI script through HTTPS?
contributed by merlyn

The "https" part is a red herring. Posting to an SSL site is no different than posting to a normal HTTP site, except for the URL, provided you have all the SSL stuff in place.

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