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Hi Friends,

To read data from our client API,first I am login into the url by using username,password and location.

After login to get the data another Wep APi url is there

After login we used this url the file is automatically downloading in the browser.

I want to read this csv file content and I need to insert the records into the database.
how to do this?

What I have tried:

I have tried the following code to login after that I am using the downloaded url.
var userName = "";
            var passwd = "5CadcPT";
            var url = "";
            var location= "Hyderabad";
             var client = new HttpClient();

            var authToken = Encoding.ASCII.GetBytes($"{userName}:{passwd}:{location}");

            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Authorization = new AuthenticationHeaderValue("Basic",

            var result1 = await client.GetAsync(url);

            var content = await result1.Content.ReadAsStringAsync();

and I used
stream = await response.Content.ReadAsStreamAsync();

var fileInfo = new FileInfo("reports_2020-11-10 08_14_12.csv");
using (var fileStream = fileInfo.OpenWrite())
    await stream.CopyToAsync(fileStream);

File is downloading but the html content is coming in the csv file
F-ES Sitecore 18-Nov-20 6:06am
That will only work if the site uses basic authentication which is fairly unlikely.
BillWoodruff 18-Nov-20 7:21am
"the html content is coming in the csv file"

do you mean you are getting an html table that DOES have the data you want in it ?
prasanna204 18-Nov-20 8:31am
no Billwoodruff.If I logged into the site through web browser it is downloading csv file with proper data.When I am implimenting this in the code instead of coming proper data it is displaying html content like a page view Source in the browser.
Gerry Schmitz 18-Nov-20 12:58pm
You're looking for "database insert code"?
prasanna204 19-Nov-20 9:40am
no I need to read download csv file from the web Api.When I am testing from the browser means first I login into the site and I will enter csv file API URl file is downloading.While implementing it in the code.Html content is coming in the csv file.
RandMan7557 29-Dec-20 8:34am
Are you still in search of a solution?
This scenario sounds familiar, can you tell me the name of the company related to the API?
I created a report submission and retrieval system for a very similar process pattern. I might be able to help.

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