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Re^2: Authentication with WWW::Mechanize

by Kanji (Parson)
on Sep 19, 2005 at 20:31 UTC ( #493296=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Authentication with WWW::Mechanize
in thread Authentication with WWW::Mechanize

That only works for sites using HTTP authentication.

Unfortunately, the site the OP is trying to log into isn't one of them.

Instead is uses forms-based authentication, for which use of form_name, set_field and submit (or some variation thereof) would be a more appropriate -- and less futile :-) -- way to proceed.

    --k.


Update: s/OP/OP is trying to log into/;

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