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vimeo playlist password #21986

CarlosKvasir opened this issue Aug 2, 2019 · 0 comments


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commented Aug 2, 2019


  • I'm reporting a broken site support issue
  • I've verified that I'm running youtube-dl version 2019.08.02
  • I've checked that all provided URLs are alive and playable in a browser
  • I've checked that all URLs and arguments with special characters are properly quoted or escaped
  • I've searched the bugtracker for similar bug reports including closed ones
  • I've read bugs section in FAQ

Verbose log

youtube-dl -v "" --video-password impulsobotcamp
[debug] System config: []
[debug] User config: []
[debug] Custom config: []
[debug] Command-line args: [u'-v', u'', u'--video-password', u'PRIVATE']
[debug] Encodings: locale UTF-8, fs UTF-8, out UTF-8, pref UTF-8
[debug] youtube-dl version 2019.08.02
[debug] Python version 2.7.16 (CPython) - Linux-4.19.0-5-amd64-x86_64-with-debian-10.0
[debug] exe versions: ffmpeg 4.1.3-1, ffprobe 4.1.3-1, phantomjs 2.1.1, rtmpdump 2.4
[debug] Proxy map: {}
[vimeo] 5863778: Downloading webpage
[vimeo] 5863778: Extracting information
[vimeo] 5863778: Verifying the password
ERROR: Wrong password: HTTP Error 404: Not Found (caused by HTTPError()); please report this issue on . Make sure you are using the latest version; type  youtube-dl -U  to update. Be sure to call youtube-dl with the --verbose flag and include its complete output.
  File "/usr/local/bin/youtube-dl/youtube_dl/extractor/", line 627, in _request_webpage
    return self._downloader.urlopen(url_or_request)
  File "/usr/local/bin/youtube-dl/youtube_dl/", line 2227, in urlopen
    return, timeout=self._socket_timeout)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 435, in open
    response = meth(req, response)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 548, in http_response
    'http', request, response, code, msg, hdrs)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 473, in error
    return self._call_chain(*args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 407, in _call_chain
    result = func(*args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/", line 556, in http_error_default
    raise HTTPError(req.get_full_url(), code, msg, hdrs, fp)


Hello, tanks by the attention.

I try downlads from an playlist in vimeo protected. I use the same password in website and ok, but in youtube-dl have error.

Obs. I has tried escaping password and result in same error...

In command line have the pass

@remitamine remitamine closed this in eb9c9c7 Aug 3, 2019

Lamieur added a commit to Lamieur/youtube-dl that referenced this issue Aug 3, 2019
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