Solved

How to know login id -agian

Posted on 1997-06-04
1
175 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
I used all of two mathod post and get in CGI program,
But REMOTE_USER value has always has blank balue.

give me details

0
Comment
Question by:kiyojie
1 Comment
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
n3mtr earned 10 total points
ID: 1854283
Remote user is only set when the person has been through http user authentication.  When the user enters the private web pages the server asks for username and password.  If the user is allowed access then Remote_User is set to the username.
If you want some info on who is sending the form, use
REMOTE_ADDR to get the ip address or
REMOTE_ADDR to get the hostname
That is all that is given about the user to protect privacy.  The above information could track the user down if the authorites got involved.(by looking at the logs on their ISP)
Comment back if you have any questions.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Problem to be resolved in this article Currently, development of website and web application can be done without writing thousands of lines of programming code by hand. Description This can be done through by using a open source framework such …
Learn by example how to specify CSS selectors for Selenium WebDriver test automation software.
Viewers will get an overview of the benefits and risks of using Bitcoin to accept payments. What Bitcoin is: Legality: Risks: Benefits: Which businesses are best suited?: Other things you should know: How to get started:
This video teaches users how to migrate an existing Wordpress website to a new domain.

861 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

25 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now