Re: Advice on curling a itrc.hp.com page
Date: Thu, 5 Jan 2006 04:40:44 -0600
You *did* go to the initial page first and pick up the cookies, right??
On 1/5/06, June Qiu <qljune_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Seems like it is not as easy as i thgt...
> When I typed:
> curl -x AAA -U BBB -v -s -S -L -o a.html -b cookies -c cookies -d
> I got:
> * Connection #0 left intact
> curl: (52) Empty reply from server
> * Closing connection #1
> * Closing connection #2
> * Closing connection #0
> Ralph Mitchell <ralphmitchell_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> You'll need to find the line in a.html that contains
> form name="loginform" method="POST" action="https://..........."
> and extract the action url. That's the url you need to post back to.
> You may also need to add "&f_RememberMe=false" (or =true), because
> the server may expect to see it.
> -s means silent - don't show progress meter or error messages
> -S means do show error messages anyway, in spite of the -s
> Assuming you're running this in a script, you won't want the progress
> bar to be displayed...
> On 1/4/06, June Qiu wrote:
> > yes. :) Theoretically, I should get that info at the very least. Then am I
> > right to say that by adding -d "f_UserID=abc&f_Password=123" I should be
> > able to curl in my desired page?
> > ps. What is the -s and -S for?
> > Ralph Mitchell wrote:
> > When I try
> > curl -v -s -S -L -o a.html -b cookies -c cookies
> > I get 5 cookies and two redirects. The second redirect sends me back
> > to www2.itrc.hp.com, but the url now has "admit=" and a bunch of
> > numbers inserted. The inout fields in a.html include
> > User ID or E-mail: input name=f_UserID
> > Password: input name=f_Password
> > There's also a "remember me" checkbox, some hidden fields and some
> > associated with searchin! g for stuff.
> > Is that about what you were expecting??
> > Ralph Mitchell
Received on 2006-01-05