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How to download from a secure https site

Hi,
I download documents from a secure portal (https), all the documents are links hosted on a ASP.NET server pages and have the following format:-

https://website/Content/Document/DownloadDocument.aspx?id=1192245

When i click the link it lets me download the .Doc or .PDF.

We have around 200 documents that we need to download each time, is there an easier way to download all documents at once?

The layout of the website:-

Website ---> CaseFiles (Maybe several individual cases all with seperate links) --->Click File which then opens another page with 200 individual documents relating to ttion.

Because the site is a secure site, i cannot upload screenshots, hope i have explained the correctly.

Thanks in advance.
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it depends which file transfer is installed on the server I expect sftp (secure fto )
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How can i check this?
try ping sftp.domainname or ftp.domainname 

do you know who owns the server ?
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Yes i know who owns the server. also i cannot ping the server either
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If you have control over the server, you could have the files put into zip archives so you don't have to download each individually, or since you know the owner you could ask him to zip them up...
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Its a document management system and the format is set as links from within a https website.  

The owner will not change the way they do things.  This is a massive Goverment portal.
ask the owner how your going to do it then or it may not be possible?
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I do it by clicking the links.

I just want an easy way to do it like a sitesucker program.
I just want an easy way to do it like a sitesucker program.

So . . . your question is not due to you attempting to write code to do this yourself(ves) - but rather you just want to get at the files shedloads at a time and are looking for a utility to do this . . .?
Are the files stored on filenet ?
but you need to know the proper way can you click multiples I expect not

a site sucker will get the html pages not the links they could be remote you may be able to use a download manager but for that to work you need to know the links as thats what it needs just the url so if you can work out how to get the urls you require and then use a download manager and put multiple urls ie your choice then that should work

see
http://download.cnet.com/Internet-Download-Manager/3000-2071_4-10071618.html
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Krakatoa - yes but only for that case file i.e click the case file link, then download all the documents relating to that particular case file.
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I only need to download .Doc / Tif / pdf / excel files no html or web related files.
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Ok i have installed Pimpfish basic and ran it.

The software seems to find all the links but puts out an error saying there is no document attached but when i click the link i get the chouce to download the document. weird.
Hmm.

Can you try it on some other site, without https . . . ?
Difficult to say how to do it without any info to go on. All you're going to get is guesswork. Here's mine:

wget -r -A .doc,.pdf https://somewhere.com

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