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Provides enhanced HTTPS support for httplib and urllib2 using PyOpenSSL

Project description

This is a HTTPS client implementation for httplib and urllib2 based on
PyOpenSSL. PyOpenSSL provides a more fully featured SSL implementation over the
default provided with Python and importantly enables full verification of the
SSL peer.

This has been developed and tested for Python 2.6 and 2.7 with pyOpenSSL 0.13.
Note that proxy support is only available from Python 2.6.2 onwards.

Installation can be performed using easy_install or pip.

Running ndg_httpclient
A simple script for fetching data using HTTP or HTTPS GET from a specified URL.

url The URL of the resource to be fetched

-h, --help Show help message and exit.
-c FILE, --certificate=FILE
Certificate file - defaults to $HOME/credentials.pem
-k FILE, --private-key=FILE
Private key file - defaults to the certificate file
-t DIR, --ca-certificate-dir=DIR
Trusted CA certificate file directory.
-d, --debug Print debug information - this may be useful in
solving problems with HTTP or HTTPS access to a
-f FILE, --fetch=FILE Output file
-n, --no-verify-peer Skip verification of peer certificate.

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