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From Igor Cicimov <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache2 downloads .pl file instead of executes it
Date Mon, 28 Sep 2009 03:04:48 GMT
Do you have this statement included in your conf file for the CGI directory?

<Directory /what_ever_your_cgi_dir_is>
 Options +ExecCGI


On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 12:57 PM, Matthew Pettis

> Hi,
> Newbie here -- my Apache2 install is downloading the .pl script I have
> instead of executing it as a CGI.  How do I make it work as a CGI?
> As a secondary note -- is there a really good resource to understand how
> the apache conf files work?  I see the apache documentation, but am having
> trouble getting some documentation on the big picture, answering questions
> like how to read and understand the conf file, what the general format is,
> and what is meant when things have 'allow,deny', etc. in them?
> Thanks,
> Matt

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