?
Solved

CF Guestbook user details

Posted on 2002-03-14
4
Medium Priority
?
206 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-24
I have written a guestbook using cold fusion which is working fine.  The problem is that users do not enter their email address or other details. Is there any way to get these details automatically using CF?  I can store the IP but that doesn't tell me much about the user.
0
Comment
Question by:andydebono
  • 3
4 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
cheekycj earned 1000 total points
ID: 6864784
You really can't get the user's email address.. the most info (I believe) you can get is:

<CFSET VARIABLES.TrackingInfo = "[Browser: #HTTP_USER_AGENT#]" &
                                        "[IP: #CGI.REMOTE_ADDR#]" &
                                        "[Host: #CGI.REMOTE_HOST#]" &
                                        "[User: #CGI.REMOTE_USER#]" &
                                        "[Ident: #CGI.REMOTE_IDENT#]" &
                                        "[Referrer: #CGI.HTTP_REFERER#]">

Now you can use some networking utilities to find the ISP info/network the user is on.. but that is it.

CJ
0
 

Author Comment

by:andydebono
ID: 6864805
oh.

thanks anyway
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:cheekycj
ID: 6864815
I know, it sux.. I had some people leaving some stupid stuff in my guestbook and this was the only thing I could add to sort of track them.

CJ
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:cheekycj
ID: 6864817
Thanx for the "A"
0

Featured Post

Important Lessons on Recovering from Petya

In their most recent webinar, Skyport Systems explores ways to isolate and protect critical databases to keep the core of your company safe from harm.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Article by: kevp75
Hey folks, 'bout time for me to come around with a little tip. Thanks to IIS 7.5 Extensions and Microsoft (well... really Windows 8, and IIS 8 I guess...), we can now prime our Application Pools, when IIS starts. Now, though it would be nice t…
Lease-to-own eliminates the expenditure of hardware replacement and allows you to pay off the server over time. Usually, this is much cheaper than leasing servers. Think of lease-to-own as credit without interest.
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to add a cinematic look to any film or video out there. There are very few simple steps that you will follow to do so. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
This video shows how to quickly and easily deploy an email signature for all users in Office 365 and prevent it from being added to replies and forwards. (the resulting signature is applied on the server level in Exchange Online) The email signat…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month16 days, 13 hours left to enroll

862 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question