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From Marat Khalili <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Permission to enable CGI Scripts to do an I/O on the file system
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2017 05:59:29 GMT
You didn't specify system, so I assume it's a standard Linux 
installation. CGI scripts by default run with permissions of the web 
server, which are intentionally limited. However, you can create new 
files and directories in /tmp, possibly using tempfile module. If you 
want more than just a temporary file then you should consider using 
database since writing arbitrary files from CGI scripts would otherwise 
cause concurrency and security problems.


With Best Regards,
Marat Khalili

On 11/08/17 00:29, Kiorp Pilu wrote:
> Hello,
> I have written a python script that will spit out a log file. This 
> python script will be executed as a CGI script.
> I am able to run the python program, but not able to make it write to 
> an output file. How can I enable Apache web server to do so ?
> Thanks,
> Dann
> <>

> 	Virus-free. 
> <>


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