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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Problems with cgi scripts
Date Thu, 10 Nov 2005 14:48:32 GMT
On 11/10/05, Mark Wendt (Contractor) <> wrote:
> Hi,
>         I'm in the process of moving our web server from old hardware to
> new.  Same OS - RHEL4 -U1-ES.  Same version of Apache -
> v2.0.52.  Everything works on the old server, but not the
> new.  Selinux has been disabled on both machines, and the directories
> and partitions are virtually identical, except for the
> size.  Permissions on all directories, as well as the user and group
> are identical on each machine.  The conf files, both httpd.conf and
> ssl.conf are identical.  CGI scripts are all written in perl, perl is
> located at /usr/bin/perl, and #!/usr/bin/perl line is in each
> script.  When I try to execute one of the cgi scripts, I get a
> "Forbidden  You don't have permission to access the
> /cgi-bin/<whatever>.cgi on this server."  Where else can I look to
> fix this problem?  I've scoured the archives, and all the fixes point
> to either selinux, or file permissions.

No, actually, all the faqs tell you to start by checking the error log.


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