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RE: swish.cgi trying to save - not run

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Thu Jun 06 2002 - 20:32:26 GMT
At 01:13 PM 06/06/02 -0700, Jody Cleveland wrote:
>Yeah, I tried that and I get the same thing.

Do you have a web admin?  Otherwise, check the manual for the web server.

I just tried searching google for this:  IIS cgi-bin perl

First link has a section titled:

   "IIS4 won't invoke Perl on my scripts."

Does that help?

>-----Original Message-----
>From: David L Norris []
>Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2002 3:06 PM
>Cc: Multiple recipients of list
>Subject: Re: [SWISH-E] swish.cgi trying to save - not run
>On Thu, 2002-06-06 at 08:54, Jody Cleveland wrote:
>> I got the config files set up, and was able to index. I'm trying to run
>> swish.cgi file, and when I try to run it from a browser, it pops up a
>> as" dialog box. When I run it from a command line, I get html. I am able
>> run other cgi files from the same folder.
>> Any ideas?
>Is the other .cgi file a PERL script?  I haven't a clue what IIS does
>with a .cgi file.  You might try renaming the script to and see
>what happens.
> David Norris
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Bill Moseley
Received on Thu Jun 6 20:35:55 2002