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As in experts-exchage when the question is to be asked or something is to be accessed... the loginname and passowrd is asked... this login is then used to display the relevant data like the scored...

Now how is this login name accessed....
What method is used to do this

Thanks in advance....

NikhilH
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by:Michel Plungjan
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You should remove this (ask customer service => experts-exchange link on the homepage - it has ben answered in the other identical question

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Check out http://www.apacheweek.com/features/userauth for the answer.
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The data (encoded, of course; I don't know which algorithim is used) is in environment variable HTTP_AUTHORIZATION (HTTP header Authorization). Notes: There is an auth. scheme which doesn't require encryption. Also, more auth. info might be found in environment variable REMOTE_USER.
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