>Does anyone recognize the following error and what the error refers to:
>HTTP/1.0 500 Server Error
>Date: Wed, 31 May 1995 15:52:56 GMT
><HEAD><TITLE>500 Server Error</TITLE></HEAD>
><BODY><H1>500 Server Error</H1>
>The server has encountered a misconfiguration.
>The error was unable to change gid.
The default configuration file for httpd probably tells it to run with
the user/group IDs nobody/nogroup when accessing documents (I'm not
positive, since I use the CERN server). However, under HPUX, user
nobody and group nogroup can only be used for file ownership: they
are not valid as the owner or group of a process (ie. a program).
You'll have to choose (or create) some user and group without special
priveledges and set httpd to run with that identity when accessing files.
This issue comes up with many default server installations under HPUX.
On most versions of Unix, user nobody and group nogroup are a UID/GID
pair that always exists (NFS uses them).
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