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Re: [swish-e] Problem with IIS7

From: William M Conlon <bill(at)>
Date: Sat Apr 05 2008 - 02:44:03 GMT
Look in C:\inetpub\logs\FailedReqLogFiles

There is probably a missing module dependency or something missing  
from the PATH.  Hopefully IIS provides enough info in the log to tell  
you what's missing.


On Apr 4, 2008, at 6:30 PM, Francisco M. Vives wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm new to SWISH-E and I'm experiencing an error that I can't solve  
> when using the swish.cgi
> I'm using Windows Vista Business with IIS7.
> I've successfully tried some scripts to be sure that the Perl  
> engine works ok.
> The Web Server also works fine.
> Everything seems to be configured fine, except that when I run a  
> search, I get the following error below.
> HTTP Error 502.2 - Bad Gateway
> Description: The specified CGI application did not return a  
> complete set of HTTP headers.
> Error Code: 0x00000000
> Notification: ExecuteRequestHandler
> Module: CgiModule
> Requested URL: http://localhost:80/cgi-bin/swish.cgi? 
> query=test&submit=Search%21&metaname=swishdefault&sort=swishrank
> Physical Path: C:\inetpub\cgi-bin\swish.cgi
> Logon User: Anonymous
> Logon Method: Anonymous
> Failed Request Tracing Log Directory: C:\inetpub\logs 
> \FailedReqLogFiles
> Handler: Perl Script Map
> Most likely causes:
> The CGI process was shut down or terminated unexpectedly before it  
> finished processing the request.
> The CGI process has a flaw and does not return a complete set of  
> HTTP headers.
> What you can try:
> Check the event logs on the system to see whether the CGI process  
> is shutting down unexpectedly.
> Troubleshoot the CGI application to determine why it is not sending  
> a complete set of HTTP headers.
> More Information... This error occurs when the CGI process handling  
> the request exits before it finishes sending the response to IIS.
> Server Version Information: Internet Information Services 7.0.
> I need to get it running ASAP as I need it for an important project  
> I'm working on and I honestly don't know what else to try.
> Just so you know I've got it to work on my office's computer which  
> runs Win XP and IIS6 but I need it working on my personal laptop.
> Has anybody gotten it to work with IIS7?
> Thanks in advance,
> Francisco
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