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Re: [vox-tech] Redirecting wget output to stdout?
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Re: [vox-tech] Redirecting wget output to stdout?



The security implication of typing your password on the commandline should
make everyone shudder...

-Mark

On Wed, 20 Jun 2001, William Kendrick wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 05:34:34PM -0700, Eric Engelhard wrote:
> > 
> > Hrmph. For some reason I can't get file access with:
> > 
> > lynx -dump -auth=ID:PASSWD ftp://server/file
> 
> The "auth" thing is really for password-protected HTTP pages.
> (It answers the username/password question that normally appears as a
> pop-up window in interactive, graphical browsers)
> 
> Maybe try:
> 
>   lynx -dump ftp://username:password@ftp.server.net/path/to/file
> 
> If you leave out the ":password" before the "@server", it will prompt you
> interactively (probably not what you want in a non-interactive script :) )
> 
> If you leave out the "username[:password]@" altogether, it will, of course,
> use "anonymous" as the username.
> 
> For all the gorey details, see:
> 
>   http://lynx.isc.org/current/lynx2-8-4/lynx_help/lynx_url_support.html#ftp
> 
> 
> -bill!
> 
> 

--
Mark K. Kim
http://www.cbreak.org/mark/
PGP key available upon request.


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