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Configure CGI for Apache

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                                 i am working with UNIXWARE 2.0.1  
                                   recently i configured apache 1.3.1 for my server(web server) . It is working fine.. i installed Perl
                                   5.003 also . that also working fine..
                                   Now i written some simple scripts in perl . if i am running these scripts through browser, i am not
                                   getting the actual output. i am getting the full html code.

                                   where i want to keep thses cgi files....
                                   how to configure CGI for Apache server
                                   my access.conf file is like this
                                   <Directory /httpd/apache_1.3.1/htdocs>
                                   <Directory httpd/apache_1.3.1/cgi-bin>
                                   AllowOverride None
                                   Options None
                                   </Directory>

                                   also srm.conf
                                   ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ httpd/apache_1.3.1/cgi-bin/
                                   AddHandler cgi-script .cgi

                                   any other configuration i have to made inorder to run my CGI..

                                   where i want to keep thses cgi files..... if i am keeping all my cgi files in  /httpd/apache!.3.1/cgi-bin
                                   directroy., how i can call these file..
                                   eg : http://nitpu.chd.nic.in/abc.cgi  , ie nitpu.chd.nic.in is my web server
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kawin earned 20 total points
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Hi,
Your access.conf
<Directory httpd/apache_1.3.1/cgibin> is incorrect
it must be
<Directory /httpd/apache_1.3.1/cgibin>

then put your script file in that directory, change permission to 755

and don't forget to put header on your perl script.

#!/usr/bin/perl

or wherever your perl installed


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