On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Ashley Sheridan

> On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 13:45 -0700, Brian Dunning wrote:
> > I'm trying to write a VERY simple script that does nothing but store all
> the submitted GET and POST vars in a string and echo it out.
> >
> > $response = print_r($_REQUEST, true);
> > echo $response;
> >
> > The problem is it only shows GET vars. I've tried $POST instead of
> $_REQUEST and it always gives an empty array. I've got it on two different
> servers, and we have three guys trying various methods of submitting forms
> to it, trying to eliminate all potential problems, like the possibility that
> the request might not actually have any POST vars. I think we've safely
> eliminated these possibilities.
> >
> > Can anyone see a reason why the above should not see POST vars? Is there
> some security setting I don't know about?
> Is there any code before the print_r() call, i.e. code that might be
> setting it to an empty array?
> If not, then are you sure your form is definitely sending post
> variables? It sounds a stupid question, but a small typo could be
> sending the data as GET by accident. Firefox has a useful extension
> called Firebug which might be able to show you the data being sent to
> the browser. If you really need to bring out the big guns, then
> Wireshark will show all the network traffic, including that sent from
> your form to the server.
> Thanks,
> Ash
> http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk
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