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From Nathan Ollerenshaw <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Detecting OS login name
Date Sat, 15 Mar 2003 16:49:48 GMT
On Saturday, March 15, 2003, at 06:43 AM, From Laura wrote:

> Some of this is greek to me.  I have access to PERL, PHP, MySQL, 
> Apache,
> Oracle but that is it.  We don't have a middle tier at this point.  
> Since
> Apache runs as Nobody - I am really at a loss on how to do this.
> Thanks!
> Laura

Study the headers that a windows machine sends your CGI. You might find 
that one of them contains the login name. However, it probably needs 
some kind of domain challenge/response thing that a CGI would need to 

I think what you're talking about is the NTLM information that windows 
apps pass around over tcp.

This looks promising (searched for "NTLM from perl cgi" in google):

Not sure how you actually use these modules, never done it myself.


Nathan Ollerenshaw - Systems Engineer - Shared Hosting
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