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Re: Trying to download authenticated file

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 11 May 2003 19:02:43 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 10 May 2003, Ed Graf wrote:

> Using the default install on Mac OS 2, version curl/7.7.2
> (powerpc-apple-darwin6.0) libcurl 7.7.2 (OpenSSL 0.9.6b)

This is terribly old software.

> I get a pdf file with text showing a 403 file explaining the browser needs
> cookies???

You probably need to do some kind of login-procedure first to get the correct
set of cookies, and then get that specific file.

It's hard to guess, but if a single-file download requires cookies, it is
usually that way.

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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Received on 2003-05-11