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CURLOPT_PASSWORD explained

NAME

CURLOPT_PASSWORD - password to use in authentication

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, char *pwd);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a char * as parameter, which should be pointing to the zero terminated password to use for the transfer.

The CURLOPT_PASSWORD option should be used in conjunction with the CURLOPT_USERNAME option.

The application does not have to keep the string around after setting this option.

DEFAULT

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PROTOCOLS

Most

EXAMPLE

TODO

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.19.1

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not, or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_USERPWD, CURLOPT_USERNAME, CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH, CURLOPT_PROXYAUTH

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