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Re: Re: Re: About server information

by projekt21 (Friar)
on Jul 29, 2003 at 15:58 UTC ( #278876=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: About server information
in thread About server information

Well, that's tough :-). No need to shame, we all started once.

If that's your Redhat System, you may find the webserver Apache installed somewhere (maybe in /usr/local/apache, maybe elsewhere). CGI provides an interface for that webserver to run a script and output its result. Apache is configured via a file named httpd.conf. Within this file a directory needs to be configured as (example):

<Directory "/usr/local/apache/cgi-bin"> AllowOverride AuthConfig Order allow,deny Allow from all Options +ExecCGI ### this is the relevant piece </Directory> ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "/usr/local/apache/cgi-bin/"

So you place your script in that cgi-bin directory and open a web browser with the URL:

http://localhost/cgi-bin/your-script.pl

The output will show your server stats.

If that's not your own system, please ask the question "Where can I place my CGI scripts?" to your webmaster. She will help you.

Perhaps someone redhat compatible can give some better directions to start.

alex pleiner <alex@zeitform.de>
zeitform Internet Dienste

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