RE: Secure CGI Implementation
On Sun, 29 Dec 2002, Michael Olds wrote:
> Q: If the cgi-bin is placed outside the DocumentRoot and a script creates an
> html page to be served to the public, how does this work?
"magic pixie dust" :-)
cgi-bin ( ../httpd/cgi-bin ) is always outside of DocumentRoot
( home/httpd/html )
- you need to configure cgi-bin options to allow it to run
as cgi executables
you need at least one default foo.html web page
- all subsquent web pages can be autogeneated per user
options/config .. each link on foo.html is a
> A: Just fine. You can map your web space any way you like.
using symlinks for cgi-bin executables is good and bad..
sprinkling more pixie dust on the universal adaptor