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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.

Prerequisites
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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
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Installation can be performed using easy_install or pip.

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

Parameter::
url The URL of the resource to be fetched

Options::
-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
server.
-f FILE, --fetch=FILE Output file
-n, --no-verify-peer Skip verification of peer certificate.

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