Friday April 18 2014
information technology central services at the university of michigan

finger

home / how-to / cgi-scripts / finger

Finger

You can use the finger CGI program to "finger" someone at an internet host. For example, if you include the following HTML code in your page:

<a href="/cgi-bin/finger?bjensen@umich.edu">Finger Babs</a>

You'll see a link in your document like the following.

Click to see what happens: Finger Babs