Re: [SLE] Wget question
From: John Lamb (J.D.Lamb_at_btinternet.com)
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 07:17:28 +0000 To: SuSE Users <email@example.com>
Bruce Marshall wrote:
> Anyone know if Wget can be made to pass a userid and a password in a form in
> order to get in to a site and grab the pages?
> (no I'm not trying to crack anything... just trying to automate a process)
If the form is a standard http-authentication popup you can use the
--http-user or --http-passwd options. The details are in the man pages
(man wget). This is fairly common for 'internal' sites.
If the form is on a web page, you'll probably need more work.
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