They are referring to your apache httpd.conf file. you need to allow
symlinks in your cgi-bin. An exemple from a standard apache install
would read like this:
Options +ExecCGI FollowSymLinks
Allow from all
The "FollowSymLinks" is probably your problem, you need it. You'll have
to restart your web server after you make the necessary edits.
On Thu, 2005-11-03 at 14:15 -0800, Michael Porcaro wrote:
> What file do I need to edit? Can you tell me the name and location of
> the file I need to edit, and what exactly to edit? I still have no idea
> how to allow apache to see the cgi file through http.
> Thanks and I'm sorry to be a pain. I read the instructions many times
> and I couldn't find a solution to my problem.
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 4:30 PM
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> Subject: [SWISH-E] RE: swish.cgi, access denied
> Michael Porcaro wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Thank you for replying. I am not sure what you mean by this statement
> > or how to do it:
> > " the FollowSymLinks directive needs to be on the ScriptAlias
> > not the swish.cgi file."
> > First of all, are we concentrating on the .htaccess file? Or are you
> > referring to something else?
> > What exactly do I need to put in the .htaccess file in order to get
> > swish.cgi to work?
> Different options may or may not be available depending on what the
> server sets for the AllowOverride directive.
Received on Thu Nov 3 14:40:23 2005