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From Brian Mearns <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Unique Home Page
Date Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:40:24 GMT
On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 8:29 AM, Dondi Williams <> wrote:
> This EXACTLY what I need....
> I believe he wanted something like "Apache should return the appropriate
> homepage, on the base of the UID the user used to login on the PC".
> I don't really think we're talking about LDAP or SQL here..
> There is no LDAP or SQL involved. The reason I mentioned PHP is in case
> there was a way to attack the problem through a PHP script. I also have
> MySQL installed and operational.
> My family members and I use the same PC in our study (when not on their
> iMacs and laptops). This is primarily the system I use so I have created
> several web pages with links to everything I use or don't want to have to
> remember and add bookmarks for. Now when one of the family members login
> with their Windows ID and call up FireFox (don't use and can't stand IE) I
> would like for there to be a way to have their own "home" page on this
> system.
> --
> Don

Easy enough. In firefox, click on Tools > Options... then go to the
Main tab, and in the Startup from, choose "show my homepage" from the
"When Firefox starts" pulldown. Then specify a different homepage for
each user.

Ok, I know that's not what you're looking for and I'm mostly just
being a smart ass...but why not take this very simple approach instead
of trying to get Apache to understand the convoluted Windows Vista
user id system?


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