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RE: Digest Authentication in php curl

From: Luke Painter <>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 09:28:28 +0100

[] On Behalf Of Daniel Stenberg
Sent: 16 August 2007 08:12
To: curl with PHP
Subject: Re: Digest Authentication in php curl

On Wed, 15 Aug 2007, Luke Painter wrote:

> I'm trying to use curl for digest authentication but I'm getting
> Is it possible to use php curl for digest authentication?

Yes indeed.

> I followed a thread about digest authentication for the c api so I
> know it's available in the library directly.


> $headers[] = 'Accept: */*';

This is already done by libcurl itself.

> $headers[] = "Content-Length: $lengh";

I strongly advice to not set this, as you confuse libcurl greatly if you
set the wrong size. libcurl (or possibly the binding layer) will set
this header by itself to the actual length of the data you pass in

> curl_setopt($poster, CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT, 2);

This seems very strict.

> curl_setopt($poster, CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST, 'POST');


For further analysis, please state your libcurl version, your operating
system and how us what response headers you get from this request
(CURLOPT_VERBOSE might help you).

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-----Original Message-----
Thanks for all the advice.  Length header was indeed the answer and it's
now working a treat.  Muchos gracias, senores.
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