CURLOPT_PASSWORD

Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: June 25, 2020
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NAME

CURLOPT_PASSWORD - password to use in authentication  

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, char *pwd);  

DESCRIPTION

Pass a char * as parameter, which should be pointing to the null-terminated password to use for the transfer.

The CURLOPT_PASSWORD(3) option should be used in conjunction with the CURLOPT_USERNAME(3) option.

The application does not have to keep the string around after setting this option.  

DEFAULT

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PROTOCOLS

Most  

EXAMPLE

CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
if(curl) {
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com/foo.bin");

  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, "qwerty");

  ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);

  curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
}
 

AVAILABILITY

Added in 7.19.1  

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not, or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.  

SEE ALSO

CURLOPT_USERPWD(3), CURLOPT_USERNAME(3), CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH(3), CURLOPT_PROXYAUTH(3)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
DEFAULT
PROTOCOLS
EXAMPLE
AVAILABILITY
RETURN VALUE
SEE ALSO