switching users in cgi

Discussion in 'Python' started by s99999999s2003@yahoo.com, Jul 7, 2006.

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    hi
    i am developing cgi script that read a unix user name and password,
    After authentication, i need to switch the environment to that of that
    user and display his/her files in her/his home directory. As my web
    server runs as nobody , it cannot have access to files in the user's
    home. What is a correct way to be able to achieve this?
    thanks
     
    , Jul 7, 2006
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