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From "Bill Jones" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] cgi permission
Date Tue, 16 May 2006 12:12:41 GMT
On 5/16/06, Amir Aavani <> wrote:
> Thanks Bill,
> When I disabled the selinux (or even set it to permissive mode),  the
> problem solved.

:-) Great but disabling SELinux is not a problem resolution path.  Se
below for a better solution.

> > try as root;
> > setenforce 0
> >
> > to see if selinux is interfering.  if it now works, selinux is stoppng
> > your cgi -- then you will ned to modify the policy enforcement under
> > httpd->allow cgi write access (all this is located under the GUI
> > security panel.)

Note 'as root' means execute 'su -' to become root, note the '-'.

As root execute 'system-config-securitylevel'
next set each particular security as needed, pay special attention to
Allow CGI Write Access, etc.

References (note that some cover FC3, et al, but the procedures are
still relevant:
WC (Bill) Jones --

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