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Re^3: Multiple Step Login in Perl

by Limbic~Region (Chancellor)
on May 20, 2014 at 19:07 UTC ( [id://1086845] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Multiple Step Login in Perl
in thread Multiple Step Login in Perl

sylph001,
I have no idea what the original author intended by in and out of band but here are some interesting things I have ran into while doing website automation:
  • Cookies being set with Javascript
  • Authentication using an Ajax JSON post not associated with the "login" button
  • Redirecting to a 1 use URL which authenticated and then redirected to normal page
I am sure there are others but the point was that not all authentication methods are straight forward.

Cheers - L~R