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How to download a file from private repository using curl Edited


Is there a way to download a file from a private repository using curl or wget?

I'm getting a 401 when hitting below URL. The app password got only read permissions to Repository and I wonder if this is enough or the URL is correct. I can't use the RAW file as the URL to RAW version is changing unless there is URL to always get the RAW version of the file?

curl -s -S --user username:apppassword -L -O<ORG_NAME>/<REPO>/src/master/<FOLDER>/file.txt

In a browser this will display the file and the website itself so it might not be a good way of doing it but I can't find a correct API URL.

Update: I found a correct URL for the latest RAW file but I always get 401 with curl/wget and an apppassword. What permissions app password needs to get this file?

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Ok found a "correct" way to do it. "Correct" as you shouldn't use passwords in a bash like that.

curl -s -S --user username:apppassword -L -O<ORGANISATION>/<REPO>/src/master/<FOLDER>/<FILE>

Thanks! I have the same question. This worked for me, as well. 

One way to import passwords to a bash script is from an external file.


source passwords.txt

curl -s -S --user ${USER}:${APP_PASSWORD} -L -O<ORGANISATION>/<REPO>/src/master/<FOLDER>/<FILE>





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