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HttpWebRequest Form Authentication Not Getting Past Login Page

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
Hey Guys,I am trying to use HTTPWebRequest to login to a site and then retrieve the page after login. However, it seems as if I can't get past the login. I also investigated with Fiddler and tried mimicking Fiddler almost completely and still no luck.Any idea what I am doing wrong?Thanks,Mohammed    Dim webRequest As HttpWebRequest Dim responseReader As StreamReader Dim responseData As String Dim postData As String = "login=testexpert@yahoo.com&password=testexpert" Dim cookies As CookieContainer = New CookieContainer() Dim requestWriter As StreamWriter Try 'post form data to page strUrl = "https://www.ideeli.com/login" webRequest = HttpWebRequest.Create(strUrl) webRequest.Method = WebRequestMethods.Http.Post webRequest.ContentType = "application/x-www-form-urlencoded" webRequest.CookieContainer = cookies webRequest.ContentLength = postData.Length requestWriter = New StreamWriter(webRequest.GetRequestStream) requestWriter.Write(postData) requestWriter.Close() 'recieve cookie webRequest.GetResponse().Close() 'now we send the cookie webRequest = HttpWebRequest.Create("http://www.ideeli.com") webRequest.CookieContainer = cookies responseReader = New StreamReader(webRequest.GetResponse.GetResponseStream()) responseData = responseReader.ReadToEnd() res

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