Yes, it is possible to fetch resources that are password protected with Cloudinary. This can be accomplished by doing the following:
Note <url> excludes `http://` and `https://`. The same can be applied to FTP.
And to hide the username and password, we recommend to include it in the Auto upload mapping section of the upload settings.
Let's define the following parameters:
- Folder set to test (feel free to call it whatever you would like)
- Maps to the URL prefix to https://<username>:<password>@<url_prefix>
This will mask the username and password from being in the URL, so the resulting Cloudinary URL would be:
More information on auto upload mapping can be found here: https://cloudinary.com/documentation/fetch_remote_images#auto_upload_remote_resources