Re: CGI/1.0: last call (ts)
Date: Sun, 5 Dec 93 13:40:59 +0100
From: (ts)
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Subject: Re: CGI/1.0: last call
> No.  Password should be kept inside the server for security reasons.
> The environment variable REMOTE_USER is only defined if user has
> successfully authenticated himself.  This should be enough.

 I *need* a password to open an Oracle database,  I don't want to write
a cracker to retrieve it from password file.

 username:password can be send in stdin.

Guy Decoux