Section: curl_easy_setopt options (3)
Updated: June 25, 2020
CURLOPT_PASSWORD - password to use in authentication
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, char *pwd);
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
The application does not have to keep the string around after setting this
CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com/foo.bin");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, "qwerty");
ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
Added in 7.19.1
Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not, or
CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.