|machine name||Identify a remote machine name. The auto-login process searches the .netrc file for a machine token that matches the remote machine specified. Once a match is made, the subsequent .netrc tokens are processed, stopping when the end of file is reached or an- other machine or a default token is encountered.|
This is the same as machine name except that default matches
any name. There can be only one default token, and it must be
after all machine tokens. This is normally used as:
thereby giving the user automatic anonymous login to machines not specified in .netrc.
|login name||Identify a user on the remote machine. If this token is present, the auto-login process will initiate a login using the specified name.|
|password string||Supply a password. If this token is present, the auto-login process will supply the specified string if the remote server requires a password as part of the login process.|
|account string||Supply an additional account password. If this token is present, the auto-login process will supply the specified string if the remote server requires an additional account password.|
|macdef name||Define a macro. Net::Netrc only parses this field to be compatible with ftp.|
The constructor for a Net::Netrc object is not called new as it does not really create a new object. But instead is called lookup as this is essentially what it does.
lookup ( MACHINE [, LOGIN ]) Lookup and return a reference to the entry for MACHINE. If LOGIN is given then the entry returned will have the given login. If LOGIN is not given then the first entry in the .netrc file for MACHINE will be returned.
If a matching entry cannot be found, and a default entry exists, then a reference to the default entry is returned.
If there is no matching entry found and there is no default defined, or no .netrc file is found, then undef is returned.
login () Return the login id for the netrc entry password () Return the password for the netrc entry account () Return the account information for the netrc entry lpa () Return a list of login, password and account information for the netrc entry
Graham Barr <email@example.com>
Steve Hay <firstname.lastname@example.org> is now maintaining libnet as of version 1.22_02
Versions up to 2.13 Copyright (c) 1995-1998 Graham Barr. All rights reserved. Changes in Version 2.13_01 onwards Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Steve Hay. All rights reserved.
This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, i.e. under the terms of either the GNU General Public License or the Artistic License, as specified in the LICENCE file.
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