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Re: Browser can but cURL can not

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-users <curl-users_at_cool.haxx.se>
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2020 22:49:19 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 13 Jun 2020, Коваленко Анатолий Викторович via curl-users wrote:

> But cURL can not download that link (you may change option «-I» to «-O»):
> curl.exe -I -L "http://www.eunet.lv/library/win/LYNX/EFREMOW/serdze.txt"

It can. But the server spots that it isn't a browser request by sniffing the
user-agent string and sends back a broken response if so.

If you add "-A Mozilla/" to that command line you'll see that it works just
like in the browser case

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Received on 2020-06-13