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From Justin Williams <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache service not running
Date Sun, 10 Nov 2002 21:48:04 GMT
What is the file extension of your CGI script?  Does your server recognize 
that it is supposed to process that file type?

On Sunday 10 November 2002 04:21 pm, you wrote:
> Hi,
> I posted my question yesterday and still don't have the woriking answer.
> The main problem is that my cgi scripts'  are "downloaded" rather than
> executed as cgi scripts.
> They also are not found in cgi directory. I circumvented this problem by
> adding "AddType" directive in httpd.conf so that any perl script will be
> considered by cgi script. Now I can keep my scripts in local directory and
> address them locally. They are found all right. However, they are not
> treated as cgi scripts despite "Addtype" directive.
> I also noticed that my OS does not know that my apache server is running: I
> stopped  apache, then started it from console. From another command window
> I said: "apache -k shutdown". The response on this console was "apache
> service is not runnning". However, apache log told that it was shutdown ok.
> So, my system does not know that apache is running. Probably, because of
> that my cgi requests are not handled by apache but rather by some www
> server. What could be misconfigured?
> During configuration I had to answer 3 questions.I gave wrong names which I
> later edited. Now the answers to those questions are:
> servername  - localhost
> ServerAdmin  -
> domain  - < the name of my computer given by 'ipconfig -a' >
> So, now the only directive involving domain looks this way:
> <Location /server-info>
>     SetHandler server-info
>     Order deny,allow
>     Deny from all
>     Allow from .HEWLETT-GRAP4UX
> </Location>
> Is this incorrect?
> What parameter should I use instead, if it is.
> Please, help. I am stuck.
> Thanks
> Sophia Zeyger

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