[PLUG] Using wget
tomar.arun at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 06:14:19 PDT 2009
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 6:30 PM, Yogesh Hasabnis
<yhasabnis at rediffmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Mar 2009 Kulkarni Shantanu wrote :
>>* Yogesh Hasabnis <yhasabnis at rediffmail.com> [090330 17:13]:
>> > Login?Template=esd_login_template&GAREASONCODE=-1&
>> > APPID=DownloadsProd1&URI=http:%2F%2Fdownloads.somesite.com%2FESDWeb%2FReleaseDetail.eo%
>> > ?methodTocCall=download%25: File name too long
>> > Can you suggest some pointers or docs for getting around this problem ?
>>Can you try,
>>wget -c -O small_fname.dat '<your long url>'
>>Note - it is capital "O"
> Hi All,
> Thanks for all the suggestions. Actually there is one more issue involved .... that of https authentication. When I do the download from the URL I am redirected at https://access.somesite.com .
> I will do some searching around on the net and will get back if I can make it work.
> Thanks All,
you can use curl to do the authentication. better write a shell
script. inside the shell script use curl to authenticate & then wget
to download the relevant files .
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