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Re: [swish-e] SWISH authentication on Intranet/MediaWiki

From: Robin Gist <djkryptyk(at)not-real.gmail.com>
Date: Wed May 16 2007 - 04:32:55 GMT
hello Bill --

That may work, except I also have the usual assortment of PDF's, Excel
spreadsheets and Word documents to deal with.  Could possibly pull the
URL's out of the content in the db and spider those.

thanks for your time and excellent work on swish, Bill.

Robin

On 5/15/07, Bill Moseley <moseley@hank.org> wrote:
> On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 04:58:55PM -0700, Robin Gist wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Do you have access to the database?  I'd probably try and just index
> the content from the database directly.
>
>
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