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How to stop bearer tokens leaking

From: Stephen Booth via curl-library <>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2021 09:43:53 +0000

If I use basic-auth the curl binary hides the credentials passed on the
command line from being seen using ps -1
Whats the best way of protecting bearer tokens in the same way?
AFAIK the only way of setting a bearer token is to use the generic -H flag

The only way I can see is to set the token via an options file (it would
have to be a physical file as I'm streaming data via stdin)


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Received on 2021-11-05