CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME − user name to use for proxy authentication
curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME,
Pass a char * as parameter, which should be pointing to the null-terminated user name to use for the transfer.
CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME(3) sets the user name to be used in protocol authentication with the proxy.
To specify the proxy password use the CURLOPT_PROXYPASSWORD(3).
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_PROXY, "http://localhost:8080");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME, "mrsmith");
curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PROXYPASSWORD, "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_PROXYPASSWORD(3), CURLOPT_USERNAME(3), CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH(3), CURLOPT_PROXYAUTH(3)