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From "Krist van Besien" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] ldap authentication
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2008 11:45:14 GMT
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 7:00 AM, syed mehdi <> wrote:
> When a user authenticates using LDAP user/paswd to execute a script placed
> at server, then how can the script determine which user have executed it
> (after authentication). By this we can keep track of users making changes in
> database otherwise any user can make changes anywhere and it will be in a
> bad condition. I think some environment variables (UID) can help in this,
> but don't know exactly how. please help.

The script gets passed a whole list of environment variables. On of
these variables is REMOTE_USER which will be set to whichever username
the user authenticated with.


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