[Chicago-talk] getting username via webpage automatically

Andy Lester andy at petdance.com
Tue Jan 20 14:24:34 CST 2004

> Project: user on the company network accesses a webpage. The webpage will
> display the username they logged into their local machine as (we use active
> directory).

That doesn't sound possible.  How can a web page know anything about the
user that's logged in?  That would be a huge security hole if some
arbitrary web page could know about the person.


Andy Lester => andy at petdance.com => www.petdance.com => AIM:petdance

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