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Re: Automating HTTP User Authentication

I wrote:

> Is there any way to send a username/password pair in the URL for an HTTP
> request similar to how it can be done for ftp?
> For example to log into an FTP site (other than anonymous) I can do this:
> ftp://username:password@some.ftp.host/

The answer is yes.  I had tried it and it didn't work.  Obviously I had the
password wrong.  Sorry for panicking and sending to the list ;-)

> http://username:password@our.www.site/ does not authentication them.  I was

Yes it does.

Sorry for the interruption.


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