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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Authorizing from a CGI application
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2003 21:51:21 GMT

On Thu, 3 Apr 2003, Andrus wrote:
> How to implement simple basic authentication from CGI ?
> I don't want to use additional cookies, hidden form variables, query string
> parameters.

Can't be done because, for security reasons, apache does not reveal the
basic auth password sent by the client to the cgi script.


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