Umm - coming from a php world in another life, I’m looking for the
Rails equivalent of the cgi environment variables (similar to http://
Specifically, what I’m really looking for are things like AUTH_USER
so that I can install Rails on either IIS or a Kerberos-enabled
Apache and take advantage of the SSO capabilites, including being
able to automatically log them in and make decisions based on their
username. Even knowing how to get the information of Basic
Authentication would be a move in the right direction for me.