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cURL returns bool(false) after execution -- Never happened before

Posted on 2009-04-15
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Hello everyone.

I put together a cURL setup that was working about a week ago and now it is not.  I am wondering if I am doing something wrong to prompt this.  The script hits a URL that is supposed to upload some XML.  When I hit the URL manually, the update on the XML works fine.  However, when I try to hit it via cURL, I just get back a bool(false) when I do a var_dump on the $data variable.

Any ideas as to what could possibly be wrong?

            
$ch = curl_init();

$url = "link to whatever";

curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, FALSE);

curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url);

curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);

curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT, 60);

$data = curl_exec($ch);

curl_close($ch);

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Figured it out.  Found a very nice troubleshooting cURL script that helped me detect that the problem was with the URL :)
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