We want to change servers from M$oft IIS to Apache 1.3 for NT. However in
testing all our existing sites, I've come across a weird problem I can't
We have several .exe CGI programs for doing remote maintenance of our
servers. They serve HTML pages from a directory below the executable. In
other words if the URL is
and serveradmin.exe is in s:/web/cgi-bin (we using a virtual host for these
with the pages on a secured partition) the HTML page returned is in
This work fine under IIS, Netscape, Website etc. But under Apache the HTML
page is displayed without any graphics and the error log states
[Sun Jan 25 18:12:24 1998] [error] (8)Exec format error: couldn't spawn
child process: s:/web/cgi-bin/html/img/veriseal2.gif
Why is Apache trying to execute a graphic? Especially one which is a known
Is there a switch I can't find in the docs which will overcome this? We're
selling these executables to other webmasters so I want them to work the
same way with all web servers.
BTW the pages work fine if they are moved to the document root.