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Re: spidering secure sites

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)not-real.hank.org>
Date: Wed Sep 29 2004 - 14:47:39 GMT
On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 07:31:35AM -0700, Jon Sorensen wrote:
> I'm trying to spider a number of sites with spider.pl and I need to index
> https secure sites
> This is all I found in the discussion archives:
> 
> http://www.swish-e.org/Discussion/archive/2000-06/1902.html

Try this:

  http://swish-e.org/current/docs/spider.html

and search for "SSL" -- doesn't say much other than you need to
install SSL support for the lwp library.

SSL adds overhead.  I'd tend to setup a separate non-ssl web server
just for spidering if possible.

-- 
Bill Moseley
moseley@hank.org

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