Is there a way to pass the username and password from a file instead of the command line via --user and --password?
Background: I want to run wget via cron and don't want the username/password show up in process view
To use the same credentials for both specify
In many regards curl can be a better choice. Wget became a bit stale over time.
curl's -n switch can be used for this task: http://curl.haxx.se/docs/manpage.html#-n