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From BAO RuiXian <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Newbie - need help with running cgi from a userdir
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2004 15:40:57 GMT

Geraint Jones wrote:

>Just tried it - no change. I forgot to mention that my Perl CGI script code is 
>displayed. My problem is that Apache isn't executing it and the instructions 
>from the manual don't work for me. Maybe I'm missing something small? Maybe 
>there's something in the conf files I'm supposed to alter that isn't 
>mentioned in the docs? Could someone go through the steps to allowing CGI to 
>execute from a directory outside the "DocumentRoot" please?
You need to add the following to your userdir block in your httpd.conf:

    Options +ExecCGI
    AddHandler cgi-scirpt .pl




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