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Re: how do I download from this web site?

From: bruce <>
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:39:42 -0400


Take what I type with a grain on salt, your mileage might vary. I
haven't gone to the site, no clue how it works.

If you want to create an auto process to generate/download content,
you more or less need to replicate whst the client/browser does with
the backend server. (I know, basic stuff -- duh!!

If you're running FF, install livehttpheaders as a plugin to be able
to track/see the network traffic for the entire process. You can then
select/download the "stuff" from the browser/server and track the
steps you need from examining the network data from the liveheaders

Basically, you'll need to craft the curl+cookies. However, if you run
into a situation where the serverside is generating the content via
dynamic javascript, you're going to need to either be crafty and
somehow figure out what the appropriate curl+cookie action would be to
replicate the javascript action(s)... or you're going to need to
implement some sort of headless (chrome+sel+py) soution to achieve
your goals.


On Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 3:54 AM, ToddAndMargo <> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I want to download
> jre-8u181-windows-i586.exe
> from
> According to Firefox's cliget, the address is:
> But how do I get the "AuthParam"?
> I am stumped. How do I do that?
> Many thanks,
> -T
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Received on 2018-08-18