fttp grab from shell script

hi anyone out there know how to write a shell script that does a http grab from a site with username and password authentication.

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stan64Connect With a Mentor Commented:
An Alternate form of the wget command line

wget ftp://user:password@host/path
wget http://user:password@host/path

if you have/get "wget" http://sunsite.dk/wget/ you can just include either of the above lines in any script.

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griesshCommented:
COuld you please explain your problem a bit more? Do you want to download a file?

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interiotCommented:
It depends on what kind of username and password authentication.  Is it the kind where a window pops up in between page loads, asking for just the username and password?  Or are they entered on the page itself?

If it's the first, wget is an option.
     wget --http-user=username --http-passwd=password http://someserver.com/somefile.jpg
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seahpcAuthor Commented:
ya. i am trying to download files.  if i go by the browser, a pop window will prompt me to enter the username and password.  

what i need is a unix shell script to download the file thru http
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qiang8Commented:
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mrn060900Commented:
Could you use php?

take a look on google.com and search for ftp php, I've just done it and there's load of stuff available...

Regards Mike

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