Thanks Hassan. I've tried using request.getRemoteUser() in my JSP script but it returns null. Is there some setting on my Tomcat server I need to turn on, or some other switch? David Landy, IT Consultant Business Intelligence Somerfield/KwikSave +44 (0) 117-301-8977 david.landy at somerfield.co.uk <mailto:david.landy at somerfield.co.uk> -----Original Message----- From: Hassan Schroeder [mailto:hassan at webtuitive.com] Sent: Friday, 06 February 2004 16:03 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: Re: [thelist] LOGON_USER in JSP david.landy at somerfield.co.uk wrote: > Can anyone tell me if there's a way to discover who the logged-on user is in > a JSP page? I don't know anything about ASP for comparison, but see the JavaDoc for javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest -- getRemoteUser() is what you're probably looking for... HTH, -- Hassan Schroeder ----------------------------- hassan at webtuitive.com Webtuitive Design === (+1) 408-938-0567 === http://webtuitive.com dream. code. -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt ! If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, please preserve the confidentiality of it and advise the sender immediately of any error in transmission. Any disclosure, copying, distribution or action taken, or omitted to be taken, by an unauthorised recipient in reliance upon the contents of this e-mail is prohibited. Somerfield cannot accept liability for any damage which you may sustain as a result of software viruses so please carry out your own virus checks before opening an attachment. In replying to this e-mail you are granting the right for that reply to be forwarded to any other individual within the business and also to be read by others. Any views expressed by an individual within this message do not necessarily reflect the views of Somerfield. Somerfield reserves the right to intercept, monitor and record communications for lawful business purposes.