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1 Long: user
2 Short: u
3 Arg: <user:password>
4 Help: Server user and password
6 Specify the user name and password to use for server authentication. Overrides
7 --netrc and --netrc-optional.
9 If you simply specify the user name, curl will prompt for a password.
11 The user name and passwords are split up on the first colon, which makes it
12 impossible to use a colon in the user name with this option. The password can,
15 On systems where it works, curl will hide the given option argument from
16 process listings. This is not enough to protect credentials from possibly
17 getting seen by other users on the same system as they will still be visible
18 for a brief moment before cleared. Such sensitive data should be retrieved
19 from a file instead or similar and never used in clear text in a command line.
21 When using Kerberos V5 with a Windows based server you should include the
22 Windows domain name in the user name, in order for the server to successfully
23 obtain a Kerberos Ticket. If you don't then the initial authentication
24 handshake may fail.
26 When using NTLM, the user name can be specified simply as the user name,
27 without the domain, if there is a single domain and forest in your setup
28 for example.
30 To specify the domain name use either Down-Level Logon Name or UPN (User
31 Principal Name) formats. For example, EXAMPLE\\user and firstname.lastname@example.org
34 If you use a Windows SSPI-enabled curl binary and perform Kerberos V5,
35 Negotiate, NTLM or Digest authentication then you can tell curl to select
36 the user name and password from your environment by specifying a single colon
37 with this option: "-u :".
39 If this option is used several times, the last one will be used.