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Re: banking transactions with curl
From: Daniel Stenberg <Daniel.Stenberg_at_haxx.se>
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2000 08:58:03 +0200 (MET DST)
On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Tim wrote:
> Thanks for the reply but do you perhaps know where I can find out the
Ok, without knowing what bank you're using or how it works, I'll tell you how
1. Using my certificate I get to view a "login-page" on the secure web
2. The login-page is a plain HTML form page where I enter my PIN and my
3. I press the 'login'-button and now I am logged in to my bank.
4. It allows me to transfer money, pay bills, buy stocks or view my accounts.
In a curl view, you'd have to get page (1), extract the form data (possibly
In my case, item (4) would be a case where I'd have to follow links and/or do
And a word of advice, watch out for cookie usage. You should probably fetch
> Could you also advise me on where I can find URLs to explain to me how
Transactions for curl or for the bank? Doing curl operations to "fake"
Doing this with a bank is no different than using curl to login to your web
Curl brings all the pieces, you have to put them together in a bigger
-- Daniel Stenberg - http://daniel.haxx.se - +46-705-44 31 77 ech`echo xiun|tr nu oc|sed 'sx\([sx]\)\([xoi]\)xo un\2\1 is xg'`olReceived on 2000-06-16
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