Thanks for replying so quickly. Yes, I have
I have been able to get around the problem by specific entries, e.g.
and by putting the cgi script in the given directory, but this usually means modifying supplied scripts, etc.
The cgi-bin directory seems to have the same owner (root) and the same
permissions (755) as all the others.
>> I am running Mandrake 9.0 with Apache 1,3.
>> I am unable to access cgi scripts in my cgi-bin directory
>> (/var/www/cgi-bin). My commonhttpd.conf has:
>> ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /var/www/cgi-bin/
>> ScriptAlias /protected-cgi-bin/ /var/www/protected-cgi-bin/
>> As I read the documentation, that should be sufficient, but it isn't.
>> I get a "you don't have permission" message.
>> Any suggestions appreciated.
> Do you have a <Directory "/var/www/cgi-bin"> block which gives permissions
> to access that area (Allow from ...)? If not, and your default for a
> higher level (like <Directory "/">) is to deny, you won't be able to
> access cgi-bin.
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