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From Pietro Cagnoni <>
Subject Re: cgi-bin newbie
Date Fri, 15 Mar 2002 13:14:02 GMT
> sorry all- a newbie question ;)
> installed the following:
> RH linux 7.2
> apache 1.3
> trying to get cgi-bin files to execute, but get "internal server error".
> pretty sure its a permissions or owner issue on the directory or file.
> already tried to chown directory and files to apache and chmod
> directory/files to 755 -  but no luck.  can't figure out what else i'm
> missing.
> can anyone lead me in the right direction?
> thanks!
> rick

the right direction is the error log. i never used redhat, but i suppose
it's in /var/log, or maybe /var/log/apache. the file name is usually
error_log or error.log. grep your httpd.conf for the ErrorLog directive.

everything the cgi program writes on stderr goes there.

hope this helps.


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