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Sets login options string to use for the transfer.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
CURL 5.4 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "CURL.SetOptionLoginOptions"; curl; Value { ; Encoding } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
curl The CURL session handle. $curl
Value The options string. ""
Encoding Optional
The text encoding for text parameter.
Default is UTF-8.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, Arabic-Mac, Arabic-Win, Baltic-Win, CentralEurope-Mac, ChineseSimp-Mac, ChineseSimp-Win, ChineseTrad-Mac, ChineseTrad-Win, Cyrillic-Mac, Cyrillic-Win, EasternEurope-Win, Greek-Mac, Greek-Win, Hebrew-Mac, Hebrew-Win, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-4, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9, ISO-8859-15, Korean-Johab, Korean-Mac, Korean-Win, Latin1, Mac, Native, ShiftJIS-Mac, ShiftJIS-Win, Turkish-Mac, Turkish-Win, UTF-8, DOS or Windows. Pass native to use the native encoding of the current platform.


Returns OK or error.


Sets login options string to use for the transfer.
For more information about the login options please see RFC 2384, RFC5092 and IETF draft draft-earhart-url-smtp-00.txt

OptionLoginOptions can be used to set protocol specific login options, such as the preferred authentication mechanism via "AUTH=NTLM" or "AUTH=*", and should be used in conjunction with the CURL.SetOptionUsername option.
Only IMAP, POP3 and SMTP support login options.

See also LOGIN_OPTIONS option in CURL manual.


Use plain authentication:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionLoginOptions"; $curl; "AUTH=PLAIN")]

Use CRAM MD5 authentication:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("CURL.SetOptionLoginOptions"; $curl; "AUTH=CRAM-MD5")]

Use LOGIN with username and password:

MBS("CURL.SetOptionLoginOptions"; $curl; "AUTH=LOGIN")

See also

Created 22nd November 2015, last changed 20th July 2018

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