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Hi all,
I want to connect to a site that request a user name and password fields from VB.
I want to to retrieve the next page (agetr the login page) and to do everything automatic from my VB program.
the site is a cgi site with jsp pages.
how do I do it? please send me a code example.
thanks,
Julian
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by:bobbit31
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use the web browser control: (Microsoft Internet Controls)

and do something like this:

Private Sub Command1_Click()
WebBrowser1.Navigate ("http://<url>")
While WebBrowser1.Busy
    DoEvents
Wend

'' obviously the "Form1" is name of form and "userName" is textbox for name and "userPass" is textbox for passwd
WebBrowser1.Document.Forms("Form1").Item("userName").Value = "<userName>"
WebBrowser1.Document.Forms("Form1").Item("userPass").Value = "<userPass>"
WebBrowser1.Document.Forms("Form1").Submit

MsgBox WebBrowser1.Document.body.innerHTML

End Sub
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repost so it looks nicer

Private Sub Command1_Click()
WebBrowser1.Navigate ("<url>")
While WebBrowser1.Busy
   DoEvents
Wend

'' obviously the "Form1" is name of form and "userName" is textbox for name and "userPass" is textbox
for passwd
WebBrowser1.Document.Forms("Form1").Item("userName").Value = "<userName>"
WebBrowser1.Document.Forms("Form1").Item("userPass").Value = "<userPass>"
WebBrowser1.Document.Forms("Form1").Submit

MsgBox WebBrowser1.Document.body.innerHTML

End Sub
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by:Netsal7
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and id the site uses SSL?
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by:inthedark
ID: 6847202
Do you need a visual inteface or are you making a background DLL/Service?
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by:bobbit31
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the above code doesn't work for a site using ssl?
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Finalized as proposed

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