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$_SERVER['php self'] and MOD Rewrite

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7:51 pm on Jul 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

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When a user hits a restricted page, I store a session_var holding the desired url, then I direct them over to the login page. If the login is successful I send them back to where they came from.

The problem is that with mod_rewrites in place, $_SERVER['php self'] and referer, and URI all pull up the ACTUAL url (so in my case it pulls up the .PHP files instead of my re-written .HTML files). So the redirect will be incorrect.

So how does one solve this problem with the least amount of work?

9:39 pm on July 8, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Stuff the
$_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']
value into your saved URI session variable.