Get HTTP address


I'm writing a CGI that is to run independently of whichever site it is on. I need to be able to get the http address into a variable. Any ideas?

The bit I need is from the in the IE / FireFox address bar.

The CGI is located at the same address.


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There should be a bunch of environment variables available.  If perl, you probably want $ENV{'SERVER_NAME'}

Try this sample script:

##  printenv -- demo CGI program which just prints its environment
print "Content-type: text/plain\n\n";
foreach $var (sort(keys(%ENV))) {
    $val = $ENV{$var};
    $val =~ s|\n|\\n|g;
    $val =~ s|"|\\"|g;
    print "${var}=\"${val}\"\n";
print `uname -n`,"\n" ;
print `whoami`,"\n";

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ibradshawAuthor Commented:

Thnaks, not near my server at the moment (out on site somewhere), but will try as soon as i can - just so you know the Q's not forgotten!


ibradshawAuthor Commented:

Thanks for all your help.

Apologies, again.

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