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From George Valpak <gval...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] OT-Getting info and DAP etc clients
Date Sat, 11 Jan 2003 23:25:21 GMT
What if you only allowed x (maybe x=1) simultaneous logins? This could be managed at authorization
time. 

GV

At 12:09 AM 1/12/2003 +0100, you wrote:
>Hey!
>Thank you for replying.
>other than sessions, what else? I am already using sessions, my idea is to
>use a multiple of  info from the clients computer...right now its upto
>ip,cookies,sessions...anything else you can think of?
>Cheers,
>-Ryan A.
>
>
>> Ryan,
>> you can't rely on ip numbers with a lot of isp's using dynamic ips.
>> every time a user connects they have a different ip.
>> there are a number of portal sites written in php that work at keeping
>> password sharing down. the most effective method for them is sessions.
>> ( though none seem to use sessions completely. )
>> a better way to go, if you are talking archives, is locking the archive
>> and emailing password to unlock it when they download it.
>>
>> the ip is always included in the headers, but not always the users ip,
>> it can be from a router or proxy server instead.
>>
>> Ryan A wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I am trying to make a small software piece in perl/PHP for apache which
>> > will record users when they enter the members area to catch password
>> > sharing...
>> > I have already been able to record their ip address but i would like to
>> > know what else can i get?
>> > eg:
>> > computer name?
>> >
>> > second question is, when DAP or other download clients download from a
>> > website, do they give out the IP from where they are coming from? am
>> > confused on that and couldnt find the answer on google....
>> >
>> > Any help appreciated.
>> > Cheers,
>> > -Ryan A.
>> >
>>
>>
>>
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