> I DO NOT want to prompt the user for username and password with header > calls to the browser. I don't want the authenticate dialog box to pop up > on the client browser; I want to collect the username and password on a > PHP or HTML page--I need to collect more data than just username and > password. But when the user submits the login data, I want to set > authentication credentials that work just as though the user entered > data in the pop up. How can I do this with PHP?
Impossible. HTTP simply does not support you setting these credentials in the remote browser directly. The best you can do is emulate it using cookies and/or sessions. -Rasmus -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php