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From Cody Harris <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] CGI Error
Date Thu, 08 May 2003 23:23:49 GMT
At 07:18 PM 5/8/2003 -0400, you wrote:

>On Thu, 8 May 2003, Cody Harris wrote:
> > >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?
>Type "httpd -l" and "httpd -V" and let us know the output.

[root@vectec sbin]# httpd -l
Compiled-in modules:
suexec: enabled; valid wrapper /usr/sbin/suexec
[root@vectec sbin]# httpd -V
Server version: Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer/1.3.20 (Mandrake Linux/3mdk)
Server built:   Aug 24 2001 17:59:56
Server's Module Magic Number: 19990320:10
Server compiled with....
  -D EAPI_MM_CORE_PATH="/var/apache-mm/mm"
  -D HTTPD_ROOT="/etc/httpd"
  -D SUEXEC_BIN="/usr/sbin/suexec"
  -D DEFAULT_PIDLOG="/var/run/"
  -D DEFAULT_SCOREBOARD="/var/run/httpd.scoreboard"
  -D DEFAULT_LOCKFILE="/var/run/httpd.lock"
  -D DEFAULT_XFERLOG="/var/log/httpd/access_log"
  -D DEFAULT_ERRORLOG="/var/log/httpd/error_log"
  -D TYPES_CONFIG_FILE="conf/mime.types"
  -D SERVER_CONFIG_FILE="conf/httpd.conf"
  -D ACCESS_CONFIG_FILE="conf/access.conf"
  -D RESOURCE_CONFIG_FILE="conf/srm.conf"
[root@vectec sbin]#

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