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 From:  Peter Curran <peter at closeconsultants dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Modified mini_httpd for captive portal
 Date:  Wed, 9 Jun 2004 21:42:45 +0100
Bad form to answer ones own posts.....

I found the answer in the (patched) mini_httpd source.  Everything after the 
domain name gets shoved into a variable and replace with index.php

This means that the contents of the $_GET array are effectively junk.  
However, as the stuff gets shoved into an environment variable I can drag it 
out of there.

Peter  

On Wednesday 09 June 2004 16:41, Peter Curran wrote:
> I am in the process of re-writing (!) some parts of the captive portal
> implementation in 1.1b12 to support an in-house authentication protocol.
>
> I am having a bit of a problem that is related to parsing the response from
> the authentication server.  The details of the authentication system are
> not important (or relevant).  Having authenticated via the external
> service, the user is redirected back to the portal with some embedded
> values in a GET request.
>
> I do not seem to be receiving these in $_GET as I would expect.  In the
> code I note that Manuel pases the original GET request that triggered the
> portal in the first place via an environment variable from mini_httpd.  I
> guess from this that there may be some issue in using GET; I also note that
> the existing portal uses a POST to get stuff in.
>
> Is there a limitation here that I should know about?
>
> Any help appreciated.
>
> Rgds
>
> Peter


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