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Re: Autoswish on Linux - problem?

From: Ron Samuel Klatchko <rsk(at)not-real.corpmail.brightmail.com>
Date: Thu Feb 24 2000 - 23:00:46 GMT
PropheZine Owner wrote:
> REMOTE_USER has no value because I am not using security?  You mean like
> using .htaccess?  If I use .htaccess then REMOTE_USER will be set to a
> value?

Yes, REMOTE_USER is set when HTTP authentication occurs (you'll know
this happens when the browser requests a user and password before
showing you the URL).  How exactly HTTP authentication is configured is
web server specific - some servers (notably Apache) allow you to
configure authentication in an .htaccess file.

moo
Received on Thu Feb 24 18:04:43 2000