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How I can retrieve the Unix login and password in Java ?
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u can try
System.getProperty("user.name");
for username
cheers
RJ
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It works under Solaris but when I am under Windows it retrives the Windows Login & Password
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Hi SChatel,

You can retrieve the username by using System.getProperty( "user.name" ) whether you are in Solaris or Windows but it is impossible to retrieve the password of the currently logged user.

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clim1219
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