how to config for plain executable cgi "scripts"

Discussion in 'Install/Configuration' started by peavys, Jun 6, 2005.

  1. peavys

    peavys New Member

    I have a system where the cgi is written in C, so there is not intrepreter, they are just executables. I could not find a way to configure LiteSpeed to handle this, it seems to want an intrepreter for scripts. Is there a way?


  2. mistwang

    mistwang LiteSpeed Staff

    You need to creat a "CGI" context and copy the executable to the directory that the context refers to.
    For example, with default installation, just copy the executable "foo" under lsws/DEFAULT?cgi-bin/, then access url http://<host>/cgi-bin/foo to execute it.
  3. peavys

    peavys New Member

    Is this something that would be done in the web interface? I don't see anything about creating ""CGI" context " in the web interface. I see a general description of it in the docs, but nothing specific about how to do it. How's it done?

    Thanks for your reply!

  4. mistwang

    mistwang LiteSpeed Staff

    If you try adding a context from web admin interface, you will find it is very easy to add a CGI context. :)

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