SPUG: programmatically managing cookies

DeRykus, Charles E charles.e.derykus at boeing.com
Fri Jan 9 11:09:02 PST 2009


> I'd like to programmatically access a password-protected site.  When I
GET the url, I receive back HTML 
> with a javascript relay to a login page, and a cookie.  I do have
credentials for the site.  So I can 
> POST my username/password to the login page, but I need to manage the
cookie the site sets so that I can 
> then be forwarded to the password-protected area. 
> Before I dive too deeply into this, does anyone have advice/pointers
on the best way to manage this?

I've used LWP and HTTP::Cookies to navigate a similar setup.

Charles DeRykus

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