Posted on 1998-10-09
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
We have Enterprise Server 3.5.1, Directory Server 3.0 and Certificate
Server 1.0.1.

We have a problem with the environment variable "REMOTE_USER".
When we restrict access to our cgi directories using USERNAME/PASSWORD
it works fine, but if we restrict access using SSL (CERTIFICATES) the
first time we recover REMOTE_USER it has contain, but the next time
REMOTE_USER is null.

What's happening ?????????????


Question by:carlos0007

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jhurst earned 300 total points
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I have seen this problem repeatedly - the problem is outside your control.  The remote/client machine/ISP is not responding quickly enough to the request

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ID: 1829000
What we had done is to know  which environment variables we could get and from there identify the user.

We had used :

Thanks, jhurst.


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