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using Lynx to access a web page asking for a UID and PSWD

lighthouse_2
Occasional Visitor

using Lynx to access a web page asking for a UID and PSWD

I am try to access a webpage with lynx that asks for a UID and password. This is what I do:
I enter the URL.
A form comes up asking for Username:_________________
Submit
Password: _______________

I fill in the form TAb to Submit and at the bottom of the screen is then printed
"Making HTTP connection to URL.XXX.XXX:12503"
the curser sits there for a few minutes, then I am back to the form. If a use firefox I get routed ok. Can Lynx handle this type of page? If so any idea what I maybe doing wrong?

1 REPLY
Steven Schweda
Honored Contributor

Re: using Lynx to access a web page asking for a UID and PSWD

> Can Lynx handle this type of page?

Apparently not, but the actual answer may
depend on which type of page "this type of
page" actually is. "A form" on "a webpage"
is not a sufficient description.