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From Cody Harris <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] CGI Error
Date Thu, 08 May 2003 23:13:58 GMT
At 05:25 PM 5/8/2003 -0400, you wrote:

>On Thu, 8 May 2003, Cody Harris wrote:
> > At 05:14 PM 5/8/2003 -0400, you wrote:
> > >At 05:51 PM 05/08/2003 -0300, you wrote:
> > >>Ok, i got it! i did:
> > >>cat commonhttpd.conf >> /mnt/windows/attachment.txt
> > >>So yea, here it is!
> > >
> > >You are trying to access ~nsla/cgi-bin yes?
> > >It might help if you commented out "UserDir disabled"
> >
> > I can access ~nsla. I don't think that would effect the cgi-bin would it?
>Oy.  This thread sucks.  Combination of too many people trying to help
>plus a user who is very inexperienced (nobody's fault).

Thank you for your kindaness

>Anyway, httpd.conf likely has NOTHING to do with this, since apache is
>trying to execute the cgi.  When it attempts the execution, it fails.

Yes, we already figured that out.

>The question that has been asked several times, but you haven't yet
>understood, is: Are you running suexec?  This is a support program that
>apache launches in place of the cgi script which is then responsible for
>launching the cgi script.
>If you are running suexec you should be able to "locate suexec" and you
>should also find an suexec_log file in your logs directory.  You should
>also have a mention of suexec when you execute "httpd -l" or "httpd -V".

People say "if you are running suexec", well, how do i KNOW i'm running suexec?

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