CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME man page

CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME ā€” user name to use for proxy authentication

Synopsis

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME,
                          char *username);

Description

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

Default

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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_PROXY, "http://localhost:8080");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PROXYUSERNAME, "mrsmith");
  curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PROXYPASSWORD, "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_PROXYPASSWORD(3), CURLOPT_USERNAME(3), CURLOPT_HTTPAUTH(3), CURLOPT_PROXYAUTH(3)

Referenced By

curl_easy_setopt(3), CURLOPT_PROXYPASSWORD(3).

May 30, 2017 libcurl 7.56.0 curl_easy_setopt options