Re: HTTP- post question...
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 08:28:42 +0100 (CET)
On Sat, 8 Nov 2003, Cyntech Solutions wrote:
> Trying to simulate filling out this form
> http://memorymakersmagazine.com/projects/submit_project.asp, the following I
> know to be true:
> 1 of the form fields is a file curl needs to follow redirects curl needs to
> specify the referer as
> http://memorymakersmagazine.com/projects/submit_project.asp The file 1.jpg
> exists in the current directory
I can recommend using the 'formfind' script to extract the necessary details.
> (The post data below is just sample data(ie. user=foobar, etc. ) to make for
> a shorter email to this list.)
> Reading the manual I assume it should look something like:
> curl -L -e http://memorymakersmagazine.com/projects/submit_project. -F
> "firstname.lastname@example.org" -F "user=foobar&pass=12345&id=blablabla&ding=submit"
When you use -F, you should provide one "part" with each -F. So if you want to
send away parts named "user", "pass" and "id", you'd do it:
-F user=foobar -F pass=12345 -F id=blalblabla
The &-separated blob shown above is when you do "normal" posts, as made with
> Am I doing it right? Assuming that I send all of the correct post data,
> shouldn't this work?
Possibly, unless the server does some more tricks. Like using cookies.
> The form keeps redisplaying instead of giving me the success screen.
If you correct the -F usage, you might reach further.
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