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From Remo Mattei <r...@italy1.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Why am I still getting this erro
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2003 00:00:30 GMT
You can modify your httpd.conf and tell it to allow browsing on your
cgi-bin. I do not suggest that but it's up to you :)

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Remo

> From: Thomas Bolioli <info@terranovum.com>
> Reply-To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2003 18:51:16 -0500
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Why am I still getting this erro
> 
> This is expected behavior. The cgi-bin (or any ScriptAlias'ed )
> directory is not browsable by design since anything in their is expected
> to be executed. I do not know if there is a way around this. If you are
> trying to call a specifc cgi do so by adding its file name after the
> ...cgi-bin/ and it will execute.
> Tom
> 
> Gary Turner wrote:
> 
>> William Martin wrote:
>> 
>>  
>> 
>>> Sorry for bothering you again. I'm about to give up.  I have my Apache
>>> 2.0.43 set up and running. Great!  Now, when I tried to view the cgi-bin
>>> directory from my browser, I get this, "You don't have permission".
>>>    
>>> 
>> 
>> I may be off base on this, but my understanding is that the CGI
>> directory is not put in the doc root tree in order to protect it from
>> being browsed.  This is a security measure.  You certainly don't want J
>> Random Cracker going through your executables.  It's not a sure fix, but
>> it is one small step.
>> --
>> gt                  kk5st@sbcglobal.net
>> If someone tells you---
>> "I have a sense of humor, but that's not funny."
>>                                  ---they don't.
>> 
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