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Re: log into a website via perl client

by Sol-Invictus (Scribe)
on Feb 06, 2004 at 17:35 UTC ( #327158=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to log into a website via perl client

install libwww-perl-5.76.tar.gz

then type perldoc lwpcook for your own copy of this handy recipe :)

ACCESS TO PROTECTED DOCUMENTS Documents protected by basic authorization can easily be access +ed like this: use LWP::UserAgent; $ua = LWP::UserAgent->new; $req = HTTP::Request->new(GET => 'http://www.linpro.no/secret +/'); $req->authorization_basic('aas', 'mypassword'); print $ua->request($req)->as_string;

Sol-Invictus

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