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transfer file from a https page

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I am new in Perl and I need some help with the following,
from a Unix box I want to transfer a file that is in https page port 443, in where I have to put username and password to go inside, but I don't have any idea how to do it, somebody can help me with it. Also an basic example will be welcome

Thanks in advance
Jul 18 '08 #1
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numberwhun
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My recommendation is to use the WWW::Mechanize module from CPAN to connect through the HTTPS.

Regards,

Jeff
Jul 18 '08 #2

KevinADC
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I am new in Perl and I need some help with the following,
from a Unix box I want to transfer a file that is in https page port 443, in where I have to put username and password to go inside, but I don't have any idea how to do it, somebody can help me with it. Also an basic example will be welcome

Thanks in advance
If that is all you need to do I would look at the LWP module. Look over this page carefully:

http://search.cpan.org/~gaas/libwww-perl-5.813/lwpcook.pod
Jul 18 '08 #3

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