CURLOPT_PASSWORD(3) Library Functions Manual CURLOPT_PASSWORD(3)

CURLOPT_PASSWORD - password to use in authentication

#include <curl/curl.h>
CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, char *pwd);

Pass a char pointer as parameter, which should be pointing to the null-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.

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int main(void)
{
  CURL *curl = curl_easy_init();
  if(curl) {
    CURLcode res;
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_URL, "https://example.com/foo.bin");
    curl_easy_setopt(curl, CURLOPT_PASSWORD, "qwerty");
    res = curl_easy_perform(curl);
    curl_easy_cleanup(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_HTTPAUTH(3), CURLOPT_PROXYAUTH(3), CURLOPT_USERNAME(3), CURLOPT_USERPWD(3)

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