Password authentication script
Posted on 1997-05-11
I require to get a Username/Password from a user and then use the username for other scripts. I am on an ISP running BSD Unix. I have set up htaccess in the appropriate secure directories and it work fine, but when I run a script after the user has logged in, the "REMOTE_USER" enviroment variable is always blank, so I have no way of knowing who the user is. As I am using an ISP, I have no control of the server configuration.
Could I put in a cgi script to replace .htaccess? (Sample please)
Is there any reason why I cannot read "REMOTE_USER"?