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Apache cant open my cgi script says internal error 500 and the script is working!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted on 2003-11-06
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hey anyone im trying to make mrtg rrd and 14all work. so i have a cgi script called mrtg which ive put in c:/phpdev/www/cgi-bin but i cant get apache to show it. when i go to a command prompt and type perl mrtg.cgi it compiles and gives me html stuff. but how can i get apache to display a cgi file? i know its in the conf file but im not sure of what to change and where can anyone help please. apache is working and can display other pages
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Most of the problems I've ever had with apache stem from user rights issues.  I'd start there.  Make sure your internet user account has access to execute and read that script file.  Apache may also require defining a scripts folder...

Another thing that may be beneficial to other users is the following question:  Do other scripts run currently, or do no scripts work at all?

-Scott
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