Get HTTP address

Hi,

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 domainname.com from the http://www.domainname.com in the IE / FireFox address bar.

The CGI is located at the same address.

Thanks

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

Try this sample script:

#!/usr/bin/perl
##
##  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:
Hi,

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!

Cheers

Ian
ibradshawAuthor Commented:
Sorry!!!

Thanks for all your help.

Apologies, again.

Ian
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