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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Apache CGI-Bin issues with .exe files
Date Wed, 27 Jun 2007 09:09:12 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nathan Metcalf [] 
> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 6:52 AM
> To:
> Subject: [users@httpd] Apache CGI-Bin issues with .exe files
> Hello everyone,
> I am having some issues getting an .exe file to execute and 
> not be prompted to download.
> I have put it in my cgi-bin directory. Here is the relevant 
> parts of my config file:
> ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "C:/www_data/cgi-bin/"
> # CGI directory exists, if you have that configured.
> <Directory "C:/www_data/cgi-bin">
>     AllowOverride None
>     Options None
>     Order allow,deny
>     Allow from all
> </Directory>

This looks OK... Exactly what URL do you use to hit the cgi program?
What happens if you put a plain text or html file in the cgi-bin dir and
try to hit it? (NB - describe exactly with access and error log entries)

Owen Boyle
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> Can someone please give me some help?
> Thanks,
> Nathan Metcalf
> Australasian IT Support
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