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getting who logged on with using basic auth

by dswimboy (Initiate)
on Aug 15, 2002 at 21:50 UTC ( #190538=categorized question: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Contributed by dswimboy on Aug 15, 2002 at 21:50 UTC
Q&A  > CGI programming


Description:

I am using Apache's htaccess to password protect directories. is there a way for my perl script to find out the username of who is logged on?

Answer: getting who logged on with using basic auth
contributed by merlyn

It's in $ENV{REMOTE_USER}.

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