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How do I use POST in C?

Posted on 1997-03-04
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   I have made a page:  http://www.east.cn.net/~hyjin/chpass.html  and also design a CGI program with C.  I compiled the C program to executable file.  And the URL is http://www.east.cn.net/~hyjin/cgi-bin/chgpasswd.cgi

    But when I click the "Submit" button in the page, it comes out the following error:

501 Not Implemented
We are sorry to be unable to perform the method POST to non-script at this time or to this document.

    Why does this error happen?  Is the httpd version too old to support the POST method under C executable CGi program?  Should I have to use the Perl/Java/B Shell to write the CGI if I want to use POST method?

    Please reply to my E-mail box also:

    mailto://hyjin@moon.bjnet.edu.cn

    Thanks for your kindly help!

Yours sincerely,
Teddy He
Mar 4, 1997
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I would guess that this is due to your web server not being configured to accept files with the extension .cgi as valid CGI scripts (perhaps it's set up to only allow .pl files?). Do you have any other CGI programs that end in a .cgi extension and that work? If so then fail this answer and we'll try again :)

If I am right you either need to change the config for the web server yourself or get in touch with your system administrator.

henry

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