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Drupal Has Hijacked My Domain

Posted on 2008-10-18
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Dedicated server with Drupal and PerlDesk installed. Latest versions of both. Clean URLs is running on Drupal and oddly enough, turning it off and dumping my cache doesn't fix this issue.

Drupal is breaking the queries that PerlDesk makes via the URL. For example:

http://www.domain.com/cgi-bin/support/pdesk.cgi?do=register goes to a Drupal 404. pdesk.cgi by itself in the URL works but the software uses the query strings to run so it's 100% useless at the moment. I don't know what further information is needed but I have broken my .htaccess file several times trying to figure this out.

There is no content with a url alias of support.

Any insight or direction would be appreciated.
#
# Apache/PHP/Drupal settings:
#
 
# Protect files and directories from prying eyes.
<FilesMatch "\.(engine|inc|info|install|module|profile|po|sh|.*sql|theme|tpl(\.php)?|xtmpl)$|^(code-style\.pl|Entries.*|Repository|Root|Tag|Template)$">
  Order allow,deny
</FilesMatch>
 
# Don't show directory listings for URLs which map to a directory.
Options -Indexes
 
# Follow symbolic links in this directory.
Options +FollowSymLinks
 
# Make Drupal handle any 404 errors.
ErrorDocument 404 /index.php
 
# Force simple error message for requests for non-existent favicon.ico.
<Files favicon.ico>
  ErrorDocument 404 "The requested file favicon.ico was not found."
</Files>
 
 
 
# Override PHP settings. More in sites/default/settings.php
# but the following cannot be changed at runtime.
 
# PHP 4, Apache 1.
<IfModule mod_php4.c>
  php_value magic_quotes_gpc                0
  php_value register_globals                0
  php_value session.auto_start              0
  php_value mbstring.http_input             pass
  php_value mbstring.http_output            pass
  php_value mbstring.encoding_translation   0
</IfModule>
 
# PHP 4, Apache 2.
<IfModule sapi_apache2.c>
  php_value magic_quotes_gpc                0
  php_value register_globals                0
  php_value session.auto_start              0
  php_value mbstring.http_input             pass
  php_value mbstring.http_output            pass
  php_value mbstring.encoding_translation   0
</IfModule>
 
# PHP 5, Apache 1 and 2.
<IfModule mod_php5.c>
  php_value magic_quotes_gpc                0
  php_value register_globals                0
  php_value session.auto_start              0
  php_value mbstring.http_input             pass
  php_value mbstring.http_output            pass
  php_value mbstring.encoding_translation   0
</IfModule>
 
# Requires mod_expires to be enabled.
<IfModule mod_expires.c>
  # Enable expirations.
  ExpiresActive On
 
  # Cache all files for 2 weeks after access (A).
  ExpiresDefault A1209600
 
  # Do not cache dynamically generated pages.
  ExpiresByType text/html A1
</IfModule>
 
# Various rewrite rules.
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
  RewriteEngine on
 
  # If your site can be accessed both with and without the 'www.' prefix, you
  # can use one of the following settings to redirect users to your preferred
  # URL, either WITH or WITHOUT the 'www.' prefix. Choose ONLY one option:
  #
  # To redirect all users to access the site WITH the 'www.' prefix,
  # (http://example.com/... will be redirected to http://www.example.com/...)
  # adapt and uncomment the following:
  #RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^example\.com$ [NC]
  #RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.example.com/$1 [L,R=301]
  #
  # To redirect all users to access the site WITHOUT the 'www.' prefix,
  # (http://www.example.com/... will be redirected to http://example.com/...)
  # uncomment and adapt the following:
  # RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.example\.com$ [NC]
  # RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://example.com/$1 [L,R=301]
 
  # Modify the RewriteBase if you are using Drupal in a subdirectory or in a
  # VirtualDocumentRoot and the rewrite rules are not working properly.
  # For example if your site is at http://example.com/drupal uncomment and
  # modify the following line:
  # RewriteBase /drupal
  #
  # If your site is running in a VirtualDocumentRoot at http://example.com/,
  # uncomment the following line:
  # RewriteBase /
 
# Rewrite current-style URLs of the form 'index.php?q=x'.
  RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
  RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
  RewriteRule ^(.*)$ index.php?q=$1 [L,QSA]
 
</IfModule>

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I would start by removing your .htaccess file.  Copy it somewhere else.  And you could also rename your index.php to something else so that isn't run by default.  Something like backup_index.php.  You should then find your PerlDesk works.  Drupal uses urls in special ways so it is very difficult to get two things running together.  You can just try to separate them as much as possible.
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Drupal URL validation broken Patch  http://drupal.org/node/273969
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I am going to have to figure out how to separate these with subdomains or something. This is a mess. Thank you for the help, Oliver
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by:GUEEN
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OOh gee what was the correct answer to this question - for the good and validation of this PAQ?
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