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From Alan Findly <afin...@ronan.net>
Subject Re: Question about config and correct start-up
Date Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:22:15 GMT
That context statement is not correct syntax....
should be: <privileged="true"/>

...
On 1/14/2013 1:29 PM, Alan Findly wrote:
> Mark:
>   Thanks for your quick response.  Here are the items & issues:
>
> OK....got the servlet mapping uncommented.
>
> About the context.... the priviledged attribute must be added to the 
> context.xml file, as the documentation says, and, yes, I am reading 
> the instructions in
>
> http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/cgi-howto.html
>
> but the instructions are vague--non-specific for individual attributes.
> Should it be stated this way, in the context file:
>
> <privileged>true</privileged>:
>
> It could be thus:
>
> <privileged="true"></privileged>
>
> or, should it be this way:
>
> <privileged="true">
>
> I'll wait for your reply, but I believe it's the latter.
>
> My testing is with tried & proven code, using the post 
> method....scripts that have already worked on other servers.
> .......
>
> On 1/14/2013 12:30 AM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> On 14/01/2013 03:52, Alan Findly wrote:
>>> Forgot to mention version of tomcat .....7.0.34 ..... on WindowsXP
>>>
>>>
>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>> Subject:     Question about config and correct start-up
>>> Date:     Sun, 13 Jan 2013 19:52:55 -0700
>>> From:     Alan Findly <afindly@ronan.net>
>>> To:     users@tomcat.apache.org
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Dear Tomcat user's group:
>>>     I'm having a problem getting cgi to work.
>> <snip/>
>>>    I've followed all the config instructions for setting it up,
>>> including editing the conf\web.xml file to make the cgi servlet
>>> functional, which just involves removing comment signs from around the
>>> servlet.
>> You need to remove the comments around the servlet mapping as well.
>>
>>>    Done.  So, what should happen is that when I call a perl script from
>>> html it should fire up & go.
>> That depends on how you are "calling a perl script from html".
>>
>>>    But .... still no workey .... so digging further I noticed the 
>>> config
>>> document which is a README.xml ....
>> I don't recall any file of that name. What is its exact path on your 
>> system?
>>
>>> makes a vague reference to having
>>> the correct "context" for cgi, but seemingly no other data....I'm
>>> missing something??
>> Have you read the docs?
>> http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-7.0-doc/cgi-howto.html
>>
>> You need to mark your context as privileged.
>>
>>>    I've made an assumption that since I'm the only user on my PC that I
>>> do not have to register "me" in the "Tomcat-users.xml" .... since the
>>> role of manager-gui does not seem to apply to cgi.
>> Correct, assuming the resources are not protected by security 
>> constraints.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>
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