http_passwd

Password used for accessing password protected content during a crawl.

Key: http_passwd
Type: ConfigPassword
Can be set in: collection.cfg

Description

This optional parameter can be used to specify a password for a web site which requires authentication to access the content. This can then be used by the webcrawler to crawl these types of sites. The user name is set by http_user.

Notes

  • Passwords are usually case sensitive.

  • Passwords are stored in clear text in the collection.cfg file for the given collection.

Default Value

http_user=

Examples

http_user=fred
http_passwd=i,forget

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