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- --On Thursday, November 30, 2006 10:08:33 -0600 Dan Nelson 
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> In the last episode (Nov 30), Marc G. Fournier said:
>> using netcat (nc) to POST data to a web server ...
>>
>> Does anyone have an example of this?  I've searched google, and am
>> finding nothing other then that it can be done ...
>
> I'd recommend using curl.  It has options for sending HTTP POST data in
> a couple of different formats.  With nc, you'll have to fabricate the
> entire request and pipe it in.  Easy enough to determine the format by
> tcpdumping a browser session, but curl has done the work and lets you
> do error checking on the response.

Availability, mostly :(  nc seems to be part of the base OS, while curl is an a 
port ... I'm trying to find a way to use POST to send the bsdstats data out, 
insted of GET ...

Thanks though ...

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