What are environment variables available in Python CGI Programming?

PythonServer Side ProgrammingProgrammingCGI

CGI Environment Variables

All the CGI programs have access to the following environment variables. These variables play an important role while writing any CGI program.

Sr.No.    
Variable Name  
Description
1CONTENT_TYPE

The data type of the content. Used when the client is sending attached content to the server. For example, file upload.

2CONTENT_LENGTH

The length of the query information. It is available only for POST requests.

3HTTP_COOKIE

Returns the set cookies in the form of key & value pair.

4HTTP_USER_AGENT

The User-Agent request-header field contains information about the user agent originating the request. It is name of the web browser.

5PATH_INFO

The path for the CGI script.

6QUERY_STRING

The URL-encoded information that is sent with GET method request.

7REMOTE_ADDR

The IP address of the remote host making the request. This is useful logging or for authentication.

8REMOTE_HOST

The fully qualified name of the host making the request. If this information is not available, then REMOTE_ADDR can be used to get IR address.

9REQUEST_METHOD

The method used to make the request. The most common methods are GET and POST.

10SCRIPT_FILENAME

The full path to the CGI script.

11SCRIPT_NAME

The name of the CGI script.

12SERVER_NAME

The server's hostname or IP Address

13SERVER_SOFTWARE

The name and version of the software the server is running.

   

   

raja
Published on 31-Jan-2018 12:29:05
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