[smokeping-users] Re: CGI not executing
gbrandt at apwagner.com
Wed Sep 25 15:00:02 MEST 2002
I have just gotten this working myself in the last few days, and had the
same problem. Here is what I had to do: (RedHat 7.3, default RPM install of
Place the smokeping.cgi in the /var/www/cgi-bin directory.
I created a smokeping directory under /var/www/html for the image files.
Edit the /path-to-smokeping/etc/config file and change settings for the
imgcache = /var/www/html/smokeping
imgurl = http://server-name/smokeping
When I did this, I was then able to start getting the images correctly.
Hope this helps!
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: smokeping-users-bounce at list.ee.ethz.ch
> [mailto:smokeping-users-bounce at list.ee.ethz.ch]On Behalf Of Jonathan
> Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2002 6:52 PM
> To: Atul Gosain; smokeping-users
> Subject: [smokeping-users] Re: CGI not executing
> Atul Gosain wrote:
> >I have installed smokeping on my server.The cgi i have put
> inside some
> >directory structure in /var/www/html which is document root
> of apache.
> >The problem is that when i run cgi from the browser , it
> shows plain text.
> >I put that in ScriptAlias inside the httpd.conf, then the
> cgi is running
> >but its not showing the iages because i have made a link for
> the images
> >directory with the ping.cgi and may be links are not allowd in
> >Please help me solve this problem
> First, you don't put CGI scripts within your regular HTML directory
> structure, you put them in your cgi-bin directory. For instance, my
> cgi-bin directory is /usr/bin/cgi-bin/. Here's the lines
> setting it up:
> ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /usr/lib/cgi-bin/
> <Directory /usr/lib/cgi-bin/>
> AllowOverride None
> Options ExecCGI
> Order allow,deny
> Allow from all
> The first line sets up www.yourwebsite.com/cgi-bin/ to point to the
> actual directory outside your HTML tree. the next
> <Directory> setting
> sets up the cgi-bin to allow execution of CGI scripts.
> Anyways, you need to put your cgi in the cgi-bin directory
> for it to be
> executed by the system. Give that a try.
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