Get Value of PHP_AUTH_USER

phpMyAdmin 2.6.4-pl3
MySQL 5.0

The following code isn't providing a value. I can't understand why:

$current_user = $_SERVER['PHP_AUTH_USER'];
printf( "Current User: %s<br>", $current_user);
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Beverley PortlockCommented:
If you are using PHP5.0 there is a known bug which means that PHP_AUTH_USER does not work



and check the PHP version number
deharvyAuthor Commented:
Thanks for this information.

Here is the version: PHP Version 4.4.7

Any other suggestions?
Beverley PortlockCommented:
Look here - these are other things that upset PHP_AUTH_USER

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Build an E-Commerce Site with Angular 5

Learn how to build an E-Commerce site with Angular 5, a JavaScript framework used by developers to build web, desktop, and mobile applications.

Beverley PortlockCommented:
And this

I have assumed that you are running PHP as an Apache module, if not....... :-(
deharvyAuthor Commented:
$current_user = $_SERVER['REMOTE_USER'];
deharvyAuthor Commented:
After reviewing the article, this is what worked:

$current_user = $_SERVER['REMOTE_USER'];

Thanks for your help!
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.