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Sending uid & pw info to .htaccess via url?

Posted on 2003-11-24
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Hi,

Is there some way to send uid and pw info to an .htaccess script?  I need to write some PHP that logs into my routers firmware, reads the log, and reports back.

It seems there must be a way to do it, I just can't figure out how.

Thanks,

Raydot
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andreif earned 125 total points
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Do you want to open .htaccess protected page with script?
If yes, try to open this URL

http://username:password@yourURL.com/
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best setup and use an httpS:// connection. won't want to be transmitting user / password across non-secure protocals
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by:Raydot
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Good point, Michael, but it's all local.

Thanks andreif, that's just what I was looking for.
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