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From "Mike McMullen" <...@loanprocessing.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: OT: Refresh and different browsers
Date Fri, 23 Jul 2004 14:34:00 GMT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Wilga" <dwilga@MtHolyoke.edu>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, July 23, 2004 6:07 AM
Subject: [users@httpd] Re: OT: Refresh and different browsers


> >If they are, a simple index.cgi generates a refresh with url = to the
> >$REMOTE_USER learned from the authentication. The output looks
> >like this for the username "mlm":
> >
> ><head>
> ><meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0; url=/~mlm/">
> ></head>
> 
> This would probably work with the browsers you listed if you were to 
> wrap this in <html>...</html>. However, this tag is not recognized by 
> some older browsers. The better way is to sent an HTTP redirect 
> header, instead of HTML code:
> 
> #!/usr/bin/perl -w
> print "Status: 301\n";
> print "Location: http://www.myhost.com/~mlm/\n";
> print "\n";
> 
> Note that you should include a fully-qualified URL (not a relative 
> one), if you use this method.
> -- 
> Dan Wilga                                         dwilga@mtholyoke.edu

Dan,

Thanks! I'll give this a try.

Mike


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