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Re: Basic / Digest authentication in website

by rowdog (Curate)
on Jul 11, 2010 at 21:37 UTC ( #848882=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Basic / Digest authentication in website

LWP handles digest authentication as long as you get the credentials right. A simple example...

#!/usr/bin/perl -T use strict; use warnings; use LWP::UserAgent; my $ua = LWP::UserAgent->new; $ua->credentials('', 'test', 'guest', 'guest'); my $response = $ua->get(''); $response->is_success or die $response->status_line; print $response->decoded_content;

You can check your credentials with Firefox. Open the URL, notice the realm it tells you, enter user/pass and verify that you can actually log in. If all that checks out, you might need to deal with cookies and/or Javascript.

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