I am trying to download a file with cURL from a password protected directory on my site. It is not working. Instead of the downloading the requested file, it downloads a HTML file that says, "Authentication Required!" I'm not sure what the problem is.
I've tried both of these (with the same result). The username and password are correct (and if the link below is used in a web browser, the file downloads successfully).
1) The username and password are included as part of the URL.
curl https://username:firstname.lastname@example.org/auth/file.dmg --O /file.dmg;
2) The username and password are included as an option.
curl -u username:wordpass.1 https://www.example.com/auth/file.dmg --O /file.dmg;