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where did that person come from?

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Can anyone tell me how to access enviroment variables? I am new to this perl stuff and was wanting to access an env var that told me where a person came from (what url).

For extra points, can you also tell me where I can find a definitive list of ALL environment variables that can be accessed with perl scripting?

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You can access environment variables with $ENV{}-statement. The URL which the user came from can be found in $ENV{'REFERRER_URL'} if the browser sends it.
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this will type out your ENV variables and their values:

foreach $key (sort keys %ENV) {
     print "$key=ENV{$key}\n";
}
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