mod_auth_radius values

Alan DeKok aland at
Thu Aug 18 17:24:30 CEST 2005

"Ayres G.J." <G.J.Ayres at> wrote:
> 	I am developing a web system that authenticates users to a web site
> through free radius using the mod_auth_radius module for apache. It all
> works fine, but I would like to get the username of the user that has
> authenticated for use on pages once they have authenticated. 

  It's in the HTTP headers.  The username & password are sent in every

> I am not sure how to go about this. I guess that the values are set in a
> cookie or in the HTTP Headers by mod_auth_radius? Does anyone know a way I
> could retrieve the values, either through HTML or PHP?

  Not HTML.  Maybe PHP, if it allows you to get HTTP headers.  See the
module source code for where the headers are, and the PHP docs for how
to get at them.

  Alan DeKok.

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