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From Geoffrey <esote...@3times25.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] do I have access to the user id used in basic authentication?
Date Sat, 07 Feb 2004 02:42:35 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Tim Wood wrote:
> 
>>The cgi script that processes the page is protected by basic auth.
> 
> 
> Then why aren't you just looking at REMOTE_USER in the cgi rather than
> doing complicated SSI processing in the html?

What a duh? moment.  Moved the REMOTE_USER to the perl script and all is 
wonderful.  Thanks to you and Mr. Wood for prodding me to make this more 
secure.

-- 
Until later, Geoffrey                     Registered Linux User #108567
Building secure systems inspite of Microsoft


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