Solved

.htaccess - Allow cgi scripts without extensions to run

Posted on 2009-05-07
2
570 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have a bunch of old Perl web scripts that do NOT have an extension.  Even though the permissions are set to 755 the code is outputted instead of the script running.

Could this be fixed with .htaccess? If so, what should I place in .htaccess?
0
Comment
Question by:hankknight
2 Comments
 
LVL 51

Assisted Solution

by:ahoffmann
ahoffmann earned 200 total points
ID: 24333599
# assuming your files in /cgi-bin/


 Options +ExecCGI
  ...

0
 
LVL 27

Accepted Solution

by:
caterham_www earned 300 total points
ID: 24334159
> Could this be fixed with .htaccess? If so, what should I place in .htaccess?

To pass any resource to mod_cgi,

SetHandler cgi-script
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
How can I install php on a ngxin server on droplet 5 135
Problem to get function 52 106
htaccess restrict subdomain 4 113
Web Reply Form - PHP with Upload 4 69
If you've heard about htaccess and it sounds like it does what you want, but you're not sure how it works... well, you're in the right place. Read on. Some Basics #1. It's a file and its filename is .htaccess (yes, with a dot in the front). #…
It is possible to boost certain documents at query time in Solr. Query time boosting can be a powerful resource for finding the most relevant and "best" content. Of course the more information you index, the more fields you will be able to use for y…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to censor certain areas of your screen. The example in this video will show a little boy's face being blurred. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question