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Re: Problem connecting to password protected page

From: Gary Danko <gary_at_hekal.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 22:12:44 -0800

Tried that :(

On Nov 25, 2003, at 9:06 PM, Mayuresh Kadu wrote:

> Maybe what u need is a valid "REFERER". Refer to Point 7.0 on
> http://curl.haxx.se/docs/httpscripting.html. It says
>
> "A HTTP request may include a 'referer' field, which can be used to
> tell
> from which URL the client got to this particular resource. Some
> programs/scripts check the referer field of requests to verify that
> this
> wasn't arriving from an external site or an unknown page. While this
> is a
> stupid way to check something so easily forged, many scripts still do
> it.
> Using curl, you can put anything you want in the referer-field and
> thus more
> easily be able to fool the server into serving your request."
>
> Use curl to set the referer field with:
>
> curl -e http://curl.haxx.se daniel.haxx.se
>
> Hope this helps ..
>
>
> - Mayuresh
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: curl-users-admin_at_lists.sourceforge.net
> [mailto:curl-users-admin_at_lists.sourceforge.net]On Behalf Of Gary Danko
> Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 12:29 AM
> To: curl-users_at_lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: Problem connecting to password protected page
>
>
> Okay I am getting somewhere. I can authenticate but I am getting an
> error... Still plodding along but I thought I'd post it anyway. :)
>
> [baracus:~] gdanko% curl -v -e
> "http://www.premiereinteractive.com/cgi-bin/members.cgi?stream=shows/
> PHILHEN
> DREAL20031121&site=philhend&type=real_show"
> -d "iUserName=mylogin&iPassword=mypassword&submit=Submit"
> https://members.premiereinteractive.com/pcd/eGateChk
> * About to connect() to members.premiereinteractive.com:443
> * Connected to authstream.premiereinteractive.com (65.83.107.249) port
> 443
> * SSL connection using DES-CBC3-SHA
> * Server certificate:
> * subject: /C=US/ST=California/L=Sherman Oaks/O=Premiere Radio
> Networks/OU=Premiere Interactive/CN=members.premiereinteractive.com
> * start date: 2002-09-16 00:00:00 GMT
> * expire date: 2004-10-07 23:59:59 GMT
> * common name: members.premiereinteractive.com (matched)
> * issuer: /C=US/O=RSA Data Security, Inc./OU=Secure Server
> Certification Authority
>> POST /pcd/eGateChk HTTP/1.1
> User-Agent: curl/7.10.2 (powerpc-apple-darwin7.0) libcurl/7.10.2
> OpenSSL/0.9.7b zlib/1.1.4
> Host: members.premiereinteractive.com
> Pragma: no-cache
> Accept: image/gif, image/x-xbitmap, image/jpeg, image/pjpeg, */*
> Referer:
> http://www.premiereinteractive.com/cgi-bin/members.cgi?stream=shows/
> PHILHEND
> REAL20031121&site=philhend&type=real_show
> Content-Length: 55
> Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
>
> iUserName=mylogin&iPassword=mypassword&submit=Submit<HTML>
> <BODY>
> <CENTER>
> <BR>
> <BR>
> <font size=4>
> Sorry, the following error has occurred:
> <BR>
> <p>Our subscription application expects to be called via a link from a
> publisher's web site.<br>It also expects to be provided with a valid
> magazine identifier.<br>It will not run correctly otherwise.<br>
> <BR>
> We are unable to continue processing your request at this time.
> <BR>
> The site Webmaster has been notified.
> <BR>
> Please try again later.</font>
> </CENTER>
> </BODY>
> </HTML>
> * Connection #0 left intact
> * Closing connection #0
>
>
> Daniel Stenberg wrote:
>
>> On Tue, 25 Nov 2003, Gary Danko wrote:
>>
>>
>>> I still have to authenticate though.. that is the problem.
>>>
>>> Remember I go from the first URL (audioarchives) to
>>> members.premiereinteractive.com where I have to authenticate with an
>>> HTML
>>> form. I then go back to audioarchives. It loops me around and I do
>>> not
> know
>>> how to handle the form-based authentication and the looping back to
>>> my
>>> starting point.
>>
>>
>> I would recommend you to get a grip of the basics by reading The Art
>> Of
>> Scripting HTTP Requests Using Curl:
>>
>> http://curl.haxx.se/docs/httpscripting.html
>>
>
>
>
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