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Disallow specifying username/login in URL.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
CURL 8.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "CURL.SetOptionDisallowUserNameInURL"; curl; Value )   More


Parameter Description Example
curl The CURL session handle. $curl
Value The option value.
Can be 1 to disable or 0 to enable.


Returns OK or error.


Disallow specifying username/login in URL.
The value 1 tells the library to not allow URLs that include an username.

Having password and username in the URL is a bad idea as you tell every proxy server your secret and the URLs appear on all proxy and the final web server right in the log files.

See also DISALLOW_USERNAME_IN_URL option in CURL manual.


Enable passwords in the URL:

MBS( "CURL.SetOptionDisallowUserNameInURL"; $curl; 1 )

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Created 11st July 2018, last changed 5th October 2018

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