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Getting past initial login page using httpclient

Posted on 2004-09-26
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I'm using httpclient to log into my mail.ru web-mail account and so far, so good.  I can get past the login screen no problem and it returns the inbox page to me displaying my folders and the number of messages in each.  I would like to go to my inbox and parse the contents there for certain people.  I can do the parsing myself, but I'm 100% unsure how to navigate to that page while maintaining my current login.

I assume this is to be done using cookies???

Thanks,
David
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Depends on how the session is maintained, most probably the session id is passed as a cookie.
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Strange, while I was waiting for you to check out this question, I just added another post method to the inbox directory after posting the initial login and it goes there no problem.  I didn't have to handle any sessionids in a cookie or anything.  Hmmmm  Well good anyways and you'll get the points.  You always help out so you're more than deserving.  

Thanks again objects!!
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httpclient may be handling the cookie passing for you.
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