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NAME

       CURLOPT_PASSWORD - password to use in authentication

SYNOPSIS

       #include <curl/curl.h>

       CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, char *pwd);

DESCRIPTION

       Pass  a  char  * as parameter, which should be pointing to the zero 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.

DEFAULT

       blank

PROTOCOLS

       Most

EXAMPLE

       CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
       if(curl) {
         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "http://example.com/foo.bin");

         curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, "qwerty");

         ret = curl_easy_perform(curl);

         curl_easy_cleanup(curl);
       }

AVAILABILITY

       Added in 7.19.1

RETURN VALUE

       Returns   CURLE_OK   if   the   option  is  supported,  CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION  if  not,  or
       CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.

SEE ALSO

       CURLOPT_USERPWD(3), CURLOPT_USERNAME(3), CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH(3), CURLOPT_PROXYAUTH(3)