How can I pass in my username and password?

The USER and PASSWORD modifiers are used together, like this:

GET USER myname PASSWORD mypass <rest of command>

For example:


Passwords, like everything else in GetWeb, are not necessarily private, because:

Plus, if your email goes through the internet backbone, your email may be read by anyone at intermediate internet hosts as it hops from host to host on the way to the internet. (Look at the 'Received' headers and see all the machines email travels through.) So, don't send any sensitive information over this insecure channel.

Back to the main help page