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Old 01-13-2004, 05:48 PM   #1
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apache displays .cgi file instead of executing it


as the subject says when i go to execute a cgi script via a webbrowser
apache instead displays the file instead of executing it.
permisions are set at 755 and owner/group are apache/apache
the #! line has the propper path.

this is essentially my first stab at apache so any help would
be greatly apreciated....

Old 01-13-2004, 06:44 PM   #2
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Have you configured your httpd.conf file correctly? Any way you can post it here or link to it, well mainly the portions that pertain to cgi in it?
Old 01-13-2004, 10:12 PM   #3
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As trickykid stated, this sounds like a misconfiguration in httpd.conf. At the very least, you're probably missing a line similar to:

AddHandler cgi-script .cgi

in your httpd.conf. Open the file up with a text editor and work your way through; it's very well-documented.



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