[rrd-users] Re: REMOTE_USER, I can trust...

John Payne john at sackheads.org
Fri Mar 10 03:35:15 MET 2000

On Thu, Mar 09, 2000 at 11:04:24PM +0000, Gilles Lamiral wrote:
> Hello,
>  > I cannot use the CGI variables, as I cannot trust them, but the
>  > REMOTE_USER, I can trust ...
> You can not trust REMOTE_USER more than a cgi variable.
> Plus, REMOTE_USER is not set by most browsers.

I thought REMOTE_USER was set by the webserver having broken that out
from the authentication string.

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