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Last active May 22, 2018
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Convert strings to Base64 encoding in MacOS using OpenSS
Encoding to Base64:
$ echo '' | openssl base64
> bWFrb0ByaW5nY2FwdGNoYS5jb206c2FtcGxlUGFzc3dvcmQK
Decoding from Base64:
$ echo 'bWFrb0ByaW5nY2FwdGNoYS5jb206c2FtcGxlUGFzc3dvcmQK' | openssl base64 -d

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@mlsaito mlsaito commented May 22, 2018

Helpful for converting account credentials to Base64 for Basic HTTP Header when making HTTP requests.

curl -H "Basic: bWFrb0ByaW5nY2FwdGNoYS5jb206c2FtcGxlUGFzc3dvcmQK"

Or you could simply just do:

curl --user ""

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