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CURLOPT_PROXYPASSWORD explained

NAME

CURLOPT_PROXYPASSWORD - password to use with proxy authentication

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

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

DESCRIPTION

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

The CURLOPT_PROXYPASSWORD option should be used in conjunction with the CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME option.

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

DEFAULT

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PROTOCOLS

Most

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com/foo.bin");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PROXY, "http://localhost:8080");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME, "mrsmith");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PROXYPASSWORD, "qwerty");
  ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
  curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
}

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_PASSWORD, CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME, CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH, CURLOPT_PROXYAUTH

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