HTTPS login redirection?

Author Message
Craig 12/16/2005 05:10 am
Hi
I would like to know how I can use Download Express to download a file via HTTP that requires a login.

When in IE, I can download ok. I needed to have logged on first.

When I use DE it downloads a login page and the URL is changed to https:\\...login?URL=(original link)

Thanks
Alexander 12/16/2005 08:04 am
Craig,

Thank you for writing us.
Do you have the cookies enabled in the Download Express Options dialog? Do you use Internet Explorer?
Please write me your Download Express version and the URL for a test (if this is possible) also.
Thank you!

Best regards,
Alexander Bednyakov
MP Staff

Craig 12/16/2005 08:23 am
Hi Alexander,

DE is 1.6 SR1
Cookies are enabled in DE options.
IE 6 on Windows XP, with latest patches.

Below is the page that is downloaded instead of the file (sensitive info removed)
Would I need to pass username/password in querystring?

Regards
Craig

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<meta content="text/html; charset=utf-8" http-equiv="Content-Type" /><title>XYZ - Login</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="/waca/css/waca.css" />
</head>
<body onload="window.document.forms[0].username.focus();">
<table width="719" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0">
<tr>
<td width="192"><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" class="logo"><tr><td>
<a href="http://www.xyz.com/"><img src="/waca/images/logo2.gif" alt="" /></a>
</td><td class="tick"></td></tr></table></td>
<td width="527" class="title">Enter your login information:</td>
</tr><tr>
<td/>
<td><form method="post" action="/waca/servlet/login">
<table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0" class="form">
<tr>
<td><b>User Name</b></td>
<td><input type="text" name="username" value="" size="25" maxlength="32" autocomplete="on" /></td>
</tr><tr>
<td><b>Password</b></td>
<td><input type="password" name="passwd" value="" autocomplete="off" size="25"/></td>
</tr><tr>
<td>Change Password</td>
<td><input type="checkbox" name="change_passwd" value="1"/></td>
</tr><tr>
<td></td>
<td><input type="submit" name="Submit" value="Enter"/></td>
</tr><tr><td><input type="hidden" name="url" value="http://downloads.xyz.com/....zip"/><a href="http://www.xyz.com/otwnologin-en">Login Help</a><p /></td></tr></table>
</form>
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
</tr></table>

</body>
</html>



> Craig,
>
> Thank you for writing us.
> Do you have the cookies enabled in the Download Express Options dialog? Do you use Internet Explorer?
> Please write me your Download Express version and the URL for a test (if this is possible) also.
> Thank you!
>
> Best regards,
> Alexander Bednyakov
> MP Staff
>
>
Alexander 12/16/2005 09:07 am
It seems that this site has the session-cookies protection against downloads.
Please switch off the Download Express integration temporarly (depress the Shift key when you click the download link/button) when you download from this site.

Alexander
Craig 12/16/2005 09:14 am
Ok, thanks.
There should be a law against it ;)