CURLOPT_PASSWORD − password to use in authentication
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, char *pwd);
Pass a char * as parameter, which should be pointing to the null-terminated password to use for the transfer.
The CURLOPT_PASSWORD(3) option should be used in conjunction with the CURLOPT_USERNAME(3) option.
The application does not have to keep the string around after setting this option.
CURL *curl =
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/foo.bin");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, "qwerty");
ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);
Added in 7.19.1
Returns CURLE_OK if the option is supported, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not, or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.
CURLOPT_USERPWD(3), CURLOPT_USERNAME(3), CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH(3), CURLOPT_PROXYAUTH(3)