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    Default login to website as user, no browser

    there's probably no way to do this, but i was wondering if java could login as a user to a website without opening a browser


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    Default Re: login to website as user, no browser

    We have a program UltraCMS wich logs in into our website backend but its more a program that access the db and data the website uses.

    A website uses servlets, but if there is no browser, just make a program that has access to the data.

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    Default Re: login to website as user, no browser

    Yes, you can write a program to do what a browser does without user intervention.
    What would you do after the login?

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    Default Re: login to website as user, no browser

    download the pages and parse them with regular expressions, but i cant get to those pages without logging in, ill just be redirected to the login screen

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    Default Re: login to website as user, no browser

    Often after login, the server returns a cookie. You need to return that cookie with further requests after the login.

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    LOL
    thank your Norm, i just came back to the forum to ask a question about the cookie because that's where i got stuck
    tyvm

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