quite awhile ago. However, I believe you need to be using domain authentication in order to get anything out of of it. It's particularly useful in an intranet situation or a site that will have different content for the users inside the network than just anonymous. Here's another article:<BR><BR>http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/020201-1.shtml<BR><BR>On my server here I have no domain and the variable is also empty. I don't have anything running on a domain here to try it out on. Are you running a domain ?