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From "Hwee Khoon, Neo" <>
Subject [users@httpd] How to pass user ID from Basic Auth windows to cgi script?
Date Mon, 07 Feb 2005 04:19:33 GMT
HI All,

need advice on how Apache can pass the user ID from the authentication
pop-up to a cgi script (which resides in the protected directory).



E.g. user clicks on abc.cgi which resides in

How can the user ID be passed onto the abc.cgi script?

<Directory "/usr/local/apache2/htdocs/mydoc/cgi2">
        AllowOverride None
        AuthType Basic
        AuthName "Restricted Access"
        AuthUserFile /usr/local/apache2/conf/mypasswords
        Require valid-user

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