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Re: Using CGI for your front page.

by stephen (Priest)
on Apr 16, 2002 at 02:54 UTC ( #159396=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Using CGI for your front page.

I believe you'll find what you need with DirectoryIndex and CGI Outside of ScriptAlias Directories.


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Re: Re: Using CGI for your front page.
by dws (Chancellor) on Apr 16, 2002 at 03:09 UTC
    The default DirectoryIndex should already contain an entry for index.cgi. As long as there is not a file in your home directory that appears earlier than index.cgi in DirectoryIndex, and as long as you have   Options +ExecCGI
    in your .htaccess (or in httpd.conf), you should have a working .CGI as your default home page. I do this both under Apache and IIS (where the configuration steps differ a bit), and it works fine.

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