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Apache not calling the Smart HTTP CGI

I'm setting up a git server with git-http-backend and Smart HTTP but Apache doesn't seem to be calling the Smart HTTP CGI: $ curl http://localhost/repo/myproject.git/info/refs?service=git-receive-...
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Need help running CGI scripts on Mac OS X Apache

I'm trying to run a simple CGI perl script (see below) using Apache on my Macbook running OS X Lion and I'm having difficulty getting it to run even the simplest of scripts. I have turned on web ...
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Setting the server to look for index.php file by default

I am a web developer and I've requested our Sys-Admin to setup a server for my team that will be used as a development environment. The PHP is running as a CGI. When i try to open http://myaddress/ I ...
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ExecCGI turned off in this directory

I'm trying to run a python cgi script on my Mac's web server. Everytime I visit the file @ localhost/site.py I get a 403 forbidden error. I'm looking in my Apache's error log, and it says: [Mon Jun ...
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Nginx + fastcgi to run PHP script , but it kept telling me “File not found”

Here's part of config in the server block: I was unable to execute any php script , I placed a file named test.php under /var/html , but when I point to http://localhost/test.php , I got a result: ...
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Suexec, group-writeable files

I am running an Apache server with Suexec. However, I get an internal server error if I try to execute a CGI script that is group-writeable (if I chmod g-w , the script runs fine) However, I want the ...
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CGI script fails to open a socket (CentOS 6.2/Apache2)

I have a webserver running CentOS 6.2 and the latest Apache from repositories. Todey I encountered a problem when running an executable program via CGI on Apache. The program is supposed to connect to ...
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Compiling FastCGIWrap fails on slackware (nginx cgi support)

I'm currently trying to get nginx to work with cgit which uses cgi. I know nginx doesn't support cgi directly but it appears you can support it indirectly via FastCGIWrap. The link above is pretty ...
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libidn.so exists, but a cgi can't find it

I have a Debian 6 server, 64 bits... I checked ldconfig, ldconfig path, symbolic links... , rebooted and so on... but still a cgi can't find libidn.so.11. The package libidn11 is installed (...
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Apache Server CGI Error 500

I am trying to set up a server for the "cgit" web-ui for GIT. I have downloaded the source code from the developer's website and correctly compiled it per the instructions. My default-server.conf ...
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Unreadable error using FCGI

I recently installed mod_fcgi on to Amazon EC2 64bit Linux AMI and using Movable Type 5.13 with it. Here is my error log. [warn]mod_fcgid: error reading data, FastCGI server closed connection, ...
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Modify apache 2 to use different Perl instance

I have 2 installed Perl on the OS, now my cgi script need to run the module on newly installed Perl, I've already set played the PERL5LIB, @INC to include the new instance but it doesn't work. Any ...
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Is this script nefarious?

This is sitting in my web site's cgi-bin. Should I be concerned about it? #!/usr/bin/perl print <<HTML; Content-type: text/html <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 ...
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Enable Windows Authentication on website, allow only some users

I am investigating this problem. I have a CGI application that I publish through a website published in IIS7. EDIT: I changed the web.config to use url authorization. This is the web.config of a ...
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Munin isn't showing graph history

I'm setting up my new Ubuntu 10.04 server and installed munin to view my machine's stats. It was working for a while, then I changed a couple of things (PHP spawn-fcgi to PHP FPM, reinstalled nginx) ...
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Is there any equivalent to php5-cgi for python?

nginx doesn't allow to directly execute external programs, so to run CGIs you need to run an standalone fcgi backend and connect to it with the fastcgi_pass directive. For php it's easy, e.g. using ...
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Unable to SSI include some CGI scripts

I have a page site.shtml on an Apache server in which I am trying to include a few CGI scripts, like so: <p><pre><!--#include virtual="files/testfile" --></pre></p> ...
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Can advanced web servers be faster than basic web servers?

A bsic web server such as python SimpleHTTPServer or THTTPD reads static files with least process; thus is quite fast. Normally, adding more features to create an advanced web server (but still ...
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Bugzilla CGI not working under Apache on Windows 7 [closed]

I am trying to install Bugzilla on my Windows 7 machine. I have only been able to get the apache,mysql,perl stack operational by installing XAMPP. Apache works well for php, and mysql seems quite ...
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Centos 5.5 - run cgi scripts from multiple locations

I want to be able to run cgi scripts from other locations besides /var/www/cgi-bin, examples: /var/www/folder1/cgi-bin /var/www/folder2/cgi-bin /var/www/folder3/cgi-bin How do I go about ...
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How do I properly disable cgi scripts e.g. guestbook.cgi on WHM [closed]

After a PCI scan identified guestbook.cgi as a risk, I want to disable the cgi-scripts installed by WHM (v11, running on CentOS5). I would like to do this "properly" using the WHM Web interface if ...
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Changing server API from CGI to FastCGI

I have a server set up on CentOS and I need to change the API from CGI to FCGI (Someone else set this up initially) for x-cache to work (we need this as we have a TV appearance on monday and are ...
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Redirecting a non-existent file in cgi-bin

We are using RHLE 5.6. I am fairly new with linux and apache. We currently have a website using an archaic exe file in the cgi-bin directory for a shopping cart (on Windows). We are migrating this ...
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How to serve php requests through a single persistent php-cgi instance?

How to set up PHP Version 5.2.17 on Apache/2 to serve php requests through a single persistent php-cgi instance?
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Munin graphing by CGI

I have Munin working just fine, but any time I try to do cgi graphing - it just stops graphing... no errors in the log, nothing. I've followed the instructions here: http://munin-monitoring.org/wiki/...
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Force Apache to kill its children after lost connection (“stop button” pressed)

How can I make Apache kill the CGI's that it has spawned, after the client (browser) has closed the connection? I got a couple of CGI's that perform long-running operations and send output every 15 ...
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Apache: How to switch from CGI/FastCGI Server API to DSO?

Apache: How to switch from CGI/FastCGI Server API to DSO? I want to switch back and forth. I found this answer for the reverse step, but I need the the first part: Apache: How to switch to CGI/...
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Compile PHP 5.4 as a CGI with cPanel on Centos [closed]

I have looked all over and found ways to compile PHP as a cgi/secondary install but no guides show how to compile PHP 5.4 as a cgi to be called in a .htaccess. I want to have a development cgi version ...
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Display static pages with a RAND seed, expiry? [closed]

In Apache, is there any way (using scripts like CGI and PHP, etc.) that will fetch all static content (html, images, and files within a specified size range) and send it to the user as a randomized ...
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Scaling Python CGI scripts [closed]

I have Apache running on a quad-core Ubuntu server on a 384kbps ADSL. Files are uploaded by users via a web-form and processed by various Python programs running as CGI scripts. Some scripts are CPU ...
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Execute CGI script as specific user with Apache

I want to run a specific (perl) CGI script on my webserver. This works reasonable, but it would work immensely better if the CGI script would be running as the currently authenticated user. Is there ...
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Problem with cgi-bin directory

I want to execute cgi files from /var/www/html/cgi-bin and /var/www/html/s1/cgi-bin. I currently have this in my httpd.conf Options Indexes FollowSymLinks ExecCGI ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "/var/www/html/...
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How to get rid of TCP or lighttpd 4KB buffering on CGI output?

I have a stock lighttpd install on a Amazon Linux AMI running on EC2. The only config changes I did is to enable CGI support. Then there is a custom CGI tool (written in C) put in /cgi-bin/ that is ...
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CGI script not working properly on new web server

I have a simple CGI script that is working now in production that returns a json object, and so it returns a content type of application/x-javascript. In internet explorer, this file is asked to be ...
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Apache mapping URL to CGI script

In Apache I would like a URL "/myscript" or "/myscript?param=myparam" to execute a CGI script located at: /usr/local/scripts/custom.pl I have tried: Action custom-action /usr/local/scripts/custom....
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C CGI invoked by apache 2.2 on Windows 7 cannot read environment variable

I have a C CGI that is invoked by Apache, both running as SYSTEM. The CGI relies on the setting of WINDIR and TEMPLATES environment variables. It gets the value of WINDIR without any problems but ...
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Are there benefits in using CGI in a large scale Apache2 server or should I just use FASTCGI?

I have a web product done in PHP that theoretically should support a lot of users. Problem is, I just left the apache as it is and found out its just running as CGI. Is this very wrong and I should do ...
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Apache Mod_Rewrite: Aliases and CGI

I am trying to get Apache to run a cgi executable in my "project" directories. It should respond to HTTP requests at: localhost/packages localhost/packages/ However, it should not respond to http ...
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how to spawn php-cgi automatically when it exits?

I am using php-cgi on ubuntu(with nginx), and the command to start it is: spawn-fcgi -a 127.0.0.1 -p 9100 -f /usr/bin/php-cgi -P /var/run/fastcgi-php.pid but sometimes the php-cgi process will exit ...
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Windows Apache 2.2 painfully slow executing CGI

I've recently set up Apache 2.2 and git on one of our Windows XP PCs for gitweb access using the setup at https://git.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/MSysGit:GitWeb As noted on the wiki, the only version of ...
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Generate TFTP Content on the fly?

I know this isn't the purpose of TFTP, but I'm working in an environment where a lot of different types of devices pull provisioning info from a TFTP server. What I'm developing is a provisioning ...
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Installing Redmine with apache in localhost slackware 13.1

I just installed Redmine in slackware 13.1 I followed the instructions and test of the installation works fine using webrick: ruby script/server webrick -e production However, I now want to use it ...
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lamp php ubuntu 10.04 with cgi I get accesses to '/var/www/…' instead of '/usr/lib/cgi-bin/…'

I have a basic php cgi configuration problem on top of the apache web server in Ubuntu 10.04 . I am trying to setup cgi so as to answer one of the urls localhost/cgi-bin/index.php or localhost/index....
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PHP as a CGI binary vs. PHP as an Apache module

What are the benefits of running PHP as a CGI binary compared to running PHP as an Apache module? Are there: Security benefits? Stability benefits? Performance benefits? I've always installed and ...
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access cgi script from a subdomain with nicer URL

I want to access this page (working) http://stats.example.com/cgi-bin/awstats.pl?config=www.example.com via http://stats.example.com/?config=www.example.com <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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“svn update” on a remote machine

I need an ability to run "svn update" on a remote machine for a non-technical user, how would I go about it? Our non-techincal users are using Windows XP and have Tortoise SVN client installed. I'm ...
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Should apache ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /usr/lib/cgi-bin/ line be removed in production?

Here is the part of my current apache config that refers to cgi-bin stuff. This info was included in the default configuration in debian. Should this be removed on a live/production machine? ...
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Apache CGI Script Can Cannot Overwrite a File in a Directory it has full permissions to

Having a weird problem on a Solaris 10 box. I have a cgi script (perl) which needs to overwrite a file. We do not have suexec running on Apache so the destination directory has full (777) access so ...
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PHP CGI for apache virtual host

I'm using PHP5.3 as module for Apache2.2(Windows). For one virtual host i need use PHP4 as CGI for .php files. This is my config <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "E:\projects\php\wp\dev" ...
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How does nginx support cgi?

With apache ,I just put my binary under cgi-bin,how about nginx? Does it support cgi at all?