in reply to Re: WWW::Mechanize and proxy with username/password
in thread WWW::Mechanize and proxy with username/password

I need to authenticate with a username and password with my proxy. I think your code does not have this part which is my problem.

Yes I saw the comment in WWW::Mechanize about the subclass of LWP::UserAgent but if LWP::UserAgent doesn't really support the username/password part of the proxy directly then I dont know if it will work with WWW::Mechanize.

I was able to take my code and replace LWP::UserAgent with WWW::Mechanize to do a get or fetch of a web page and that worked ok. But the other "Mechanize" capabilities of WWW::Mechanize dont seem to remember or inherit or know how to pass my username and password with its requests to the web via the proxy server.

There must be a way but I cant seem to figure it out and haven't been able to find an example WWW::Mechanize script that has proxy with username/password code shown. I guess that is why I am seeking some wisdom.