1. Enable cookies in the spider config
2. use the get_password callback function for realm authentication. but probably not useful for you.
3. I cheat and swish-e a GET request backdoor to authenticate and get a cookie.
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From: "Robin Gist" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tue, 15 May 2007 16:58:55 -0700
Subject: [swish-e] SWISH authentication on Intranet/MediaWiki
> Hello -- I've been a user of swish for a little while now. I really
> like it, so I want to use it for spidering a MediaWiki-based
> intranet, which uses a form-based authentication (instead of Basic
> HTTP Auth). Unfortunately
> (from my perspective), it is POST-based instead of GET-based auth,
> so I cannot easily mock up a URL with a username and password.
> Has anyone out there tackled POSTED form-based authentication with
> swish, in particular with MediaWiki, or have an idea about how I may
> approach this problem?? I've been chasing this down for the better
> part of a day (from both sides). When resolved, I'll happily
> share my results with the rest of the class.
> Many thanks
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