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Re: [vox-tech] LWP module of Perl
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Re: [vox-tech] LWP module of Perl

So it seems, but you also need openssl too.  I'm trying to get it to work as we


Jay Strauss
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Roper" <mdroper@ucdavis.edu>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2000 10:43 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] LWP module of Perl

> On Wed, 20 Dec 2000, Jay wrote:
> > Mark,
> >
> > You have any idea why this bit of code doesn't work?  I'm trying to access a
> > secure site:
> >
> > Is there something special (like use a different package...) to access a
> > site using LWP?  My script below works fine going against a http page but
> > against an https site.
> Secure web servers speak in https support for this protocol is not
> part of the standard LWP package.  However I believe that you can add
> support for the https protocol using the Crypt::SSLeay module.  You can
> find some info at
> http://www.adpc.purdue.edu/WebSvc/PerlDocs/lib/site/Crypt/SSLeay.html .
> I've only used LWP a few times and I've never had to access secure sites,
> but it appears that once you have the SSLeay module installed it will work
> transparently through the standard LWP methods.
> Matt
> ============================
> Matt Roper
> mdroper@ucdavis.edu
> http://mattrope.tsx.org
> ============================

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