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LWP::Authen::Ntlm(3)  User Contributed Perl Documentation LWP::Authen::Ntlm(3)

NAME
       LWP::Authen::Ntlm - Library for enabling	NTLM authentication
       (Microsoft) in LWP

SYNOPSIS
	use LWP::UserAgent;
	use HTTP::Request::Common;
	my $url	= 'http://www.company.com/protected_page.html';

	# Set up the ntlm client and then the base64 encoded ntlm handshake message
	my $ua = LWP::UserAgent->new(keep_alive=>1);
	$ua->credentials('www.company.com:80', '', "MyDomain\\MyUserCode", 'MyPassword');

	$request = GET $url;
	print "--Performing request now...-----------\n";
	$response = $ua->request($request);
	print "--Done with request-------------------\n";

	if ($response->is_success) {print "It worked!->" . $response->code . "\n"}
	else {print "It	didn't work!->"	. $response->code . "\n"}

DESCRIPTION
       LWP::Authen::Ntlm allows	LWP to authenticate against servers that are
       using the NTLM authentication scheme popularized	by Microsoft.  This
       type of authentication is common	on intranets of	Microsoft-centric
       organizations.

       The module takes	advantage of the Authen::NTLM module by	Mark Bush.
       Since there is also another Authen::NTLM	module available from CPAN by
       Yee Man Chan with an entirely different interface, it is	necessary to
       ensure that you have the	correct	NTLM module.

       In addition, there have been problems with incompatibilities between
       different versions of Mime::Base64, which Bush's	Authen::NTLM makes use
       of.  Therefore, it is necessary to ensure that your Mime::Base64	module
       supports	exporting of the encode_base64 and decode_base64 functions.

USAGE
       The module is used indirectly through LWP, rather than including	it
       directly	in your	code.  The LWP system will invoke the NTLM
       authentication when it encounters the authentication scheme while
       attempting to retrieve a	URL from a server.  In order for the NTLM
       authentication to work, you must	have a few things set up in your code
       prior to	attempting to retrieve the URL:

       o   Enable persistent HTTP connections

	   To do this, pass the	"keep_alive=>1"	option to the LWP::UserAgent
	   when	creating it, like this:

	       my $ua =	LWP::UserAgent->new(keep_alive=>1);

       o   Set the credentials on the UserAgent	object

	   The credentials must	be set like this:

	      $ua->credentials('www.company.com:80', '', "MyDomain\\MyUserCode", 'MyPassword');

	   Note	that you cannot	use the	HTTP::Request object's
	   authorization_basic() method	to set the credentials.	 Note, too,
	   that	the 'www.company.com:80' portion only sets credentials on the
	   specified port AND it is case-sensitive (this is due	to the way LWP
	   is coded, and has nothing to	do with	LWP::Authen::Ntlm)

AVAILABILITY
       General queries regarding LWP should be made to the LWP Mailing List.

       Questions specific to LWP::Authen::Ntlm can be forwarded	to
       jtillman@bigfoot.com

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (c) 2002 James	Tillman. All rights reserved. This program is
       free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
       terms as	Perl itself.

SEE ALSO
       LWP, LWP::UserAgent, lwpcook.

perl v5.24.1			  2017-04-12		  LWP::Authen::Ntlm(3)

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