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Old 10-23-2007, 08:51 AM   #1
jjp001
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Problem Executing cgi Script from Plans Calendar


Hello,

I recently installed Plans web calendaring software (http://www.planscalendar.com/) on a Debian 4.0 server. After following the installation instructions and attempting to run it from a Windows XP machine running IE7, I am prompted to save the cgi script on the PC used to browse.

I double-checked the permissions to the .cgi files and they were set to 755. However, the .pl files' permissions were set to 644. I set the latter group of files to 755, stopped and restarted Apache, and no change in the situation.

I also read further on the documentation (http://www.planscalendar.com/doc/dok...id=doc%3Astart) and it stated the installation of CGI::session was required. I installed it via dselect, configured related packages, rebooted the server, and it STILL prompts to save the cgi scripts!!!!! AARRGH!

Any thoughts?

Last edited by jjp001; 10-23-2007 at 04:12 PM. Reason: added steps taken to further attempt to get system running properly
 
Old 10-24-2007, 03:23 AM   #2
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If you installed the scripts in their own directory (i.e. /var/www/plans), make sure that you have the following lines:
Code:
<Directory /var/www/plans>
Options +ExecCGI
AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl
</Directory>
 
Old 10-24-2007, 08:37 AM   #3
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Question Clarification on Cited Code Requested

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If you installed the scripts in their own directory (i.e. /var/www/plans), make sure that you have the following lines:
Code:
<Directory /var/www/plans>
Options +ExecCGI
AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl
</Directory>

I would assume the code cited above goes in the httpd.conf file in Apache; correct?
 
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Yes, you should add it in apache's httpd.conf.
 
  


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