[smokeping-users] SmokeTrace troubles

Ryan LeBlanc ryan at rtgmail.com
Fri Feb 6 17:43:37 CET 2009

Thanks for the reply Ged,

smokeping.cgi and tr.cgi are in the same directory.  smokeping.cgi works
perfectly.  I have ExecCGI turned on for this directory.  This is what
has me so confused.  Typically if Apache is complaining about executing
a cgi file in a certain directory, the error message is much more clear.


On 2/6/2009 7:18 AM, G.W. Haywood wrote:
> Under normal circumstances, as a security precaution, Apache won't
> execute a .cgi file (nor any other executable file) if it's located
> under the 'document root'.  The document root in your system seems to
> be /var/www/localhost/htdocs/ but (a) tr.cgi doesn't seem to be there
> and (b) Apache probably wouldn't execute it, even if it were there.
> Of course it's possible to tell Apache not to apply this restriction.
> Don't do that.
> I think you probably need to put tr.cgi in your smokeping cgi-bin
> directory, wherever that is.  Then you should browse t

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