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http://www.trekaholic.co.uk/faqs.htm

A part of it says...

34. How do I use CGI?
You create a folder in your "public_html" folder called cgi-bin and set the permissions to allow execution of CGIs.

Do you know how to set the permission of the directory to allow the execution of CGIs?
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superquestions,

Please do not use a link for the title of a question it makes it impossible for the experts to access the body of the question.  I have edited the title and moved the link into the text of the question.

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by:bebonham
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thanks for the info, teacher_mod:  that is neat, I will remember :)


super:

for 1:
"but whenever possible avoid making directories world writable, readable and executable, as this messes up the system."
--this does not inspire confidence...I suggest you don't mention it.

also, as per your question...

I don't think you have to...but you can always set it to chmod 755 dirname

but...if you are having trouble running any cgi then you need to create the directory as a scriptAlias...

a user GorGor2 has a question open about just this.  I suggest you check it out if this is indeed the problem...it would be a server misconfig.

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