[lug] htaccess redirect by user

Greg Horne jeerygh at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 2 13:38:18 MDT 2001

Here is a tutorial on using .htaccess files.  It has an overview of all then 
commands available to the user:


If that doesn't help i'll see what else I can dig up.

Greg Horne

>From: lasten at korinth.com
>Reply-To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
>To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
>Subject: [lug] htaccess redirect by user
>Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2001 12:11:41 -0600
>I thought somewhere I read one could set up redirects by user within an
>htaccess file, but for the life of me I cannot remember where I saw it.  
>to make matters worse I dont remember exactly what I read hehe.
>Here is what I have thought about so far as another way to do it.
>1.  I have done this with my own javascript an clear users/passwords though 
>could have hashed them.
>2.  I could use a cgi script to pull teh username variable out to then
>redirected based on that variable.
>3.  If I am using php that has some nice stuff to allow me to pull a 
>variable out as well.
>Those are some thoughts for alternatives but I am hoping for an easier
>quicker way within the htaccess file.  Not sure if it is possible but if 
>username entered into the prompt for the htaccess file has a variable name 
>could call within the file and on success goto http://blah.com/$var
>where $var is the username the person entered.
>Well that about covers my thought process on this any suggestions are most
>Thanks in advanced all:P
>-Todd Neal
>PS sorry if list gets two mails
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