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Net::HTTPS - Low-level HTTP over SSL/TLS connection (client)
is a low-level HTTP
client. The interface is the same
as the interface for "Net::HTTP"
, but the constructor takes additional parameters
as accepted by IO::Socket::SSL. The "Net::HTTPS"
object is an "IO::Socket::SSL"
too, which makes it inherit additional methods from that base class.
For historical reasons this module also supports using "Net::SSL" (from the
Crypt-SSLeay distribution) as its SSL driver and base class. This base is
automatically selected if available and "IO::Socket::SSL" isn't. You might
also force which implementation to use by setting $Net::HTTPS::SSL_SOCKET_CLASS
before loading this module. If not set this variable is initialized from the
"PERL_NET_HTTPS_SSL_SOCKET_CLASS" environment variable.
You might set the "PERL_NET_HTTPS_SSL_SOCKET_CLASS"
environment variable to the name
of the base SSL
implementation (and Net::HTTPS base class) to use. The default
. Currently the only other supported value is "Net::SSL"
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COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
This software is copyright (c) 2001-2017 by Gisle Aas.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.