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Old 07-03-2003, 10:58 AM   #1
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wget fails on password protected sites


Hi.

How do I use wget to DL a site that sites behind a password protected site like hotmail? I'm not talking about sites that pop up a challenge window, but sites that have login/password inside the webpage itself?
 
Old 07-03-2003, 11:25 AM   #2
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There's not much (actually nothing) you can do about that. wget supports authentication via the "normal" .htaccess/.htpasswd method, but not those using session cookies.
 
  


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