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Is there a way, on a UNIX box running Apache, to get the username from .htaccess of the user that is currently logged on?  I tried $ENV{'REMOTE_USER'}, this doesn't work.  Any thoughts?
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In order for $ENV{'REMOTE_USER'} to work, the program, which has this code must itself be in the password-protected area.  I suggest you look at the Apache FAQ - this is one of the questions there.

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http://www.apache.org/docs/misc/FAQ.html#remote-user-var
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Thanks... I had just remembered that as soon as I sent out the question... Thanks again...
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