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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Httpd Wiki] Update of "Errors/DirectoryAsScript" by pctony
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2006 22:49:52 GMT
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The following page has been changed by pctony:
http://wiki.apache.org/httpd/Errors/DirectoryAsScript

The comment on the change is:
copied from ebp-moin

New page:
= Attempt to invoke directory as script =

This occurs when Apache is configured with !ScriptAlias or !SetHandler and a request is made
for a directory path. The problem is that under those circumstances, all resources under a
certain path are considered to be executable.

To get around this and allow !DirectoryIndex to work again, use !AddHandler with Options ExecCGI,
or !SetHandler in a <Files> stanza.

For example, replace this:
{{{
ScriptAlias /cgi-bin /var/www/cgi-bin
}}}
with this:
{{{
Alias /cgi-bin /var/www/cgi-bin
<Directory /var/www/cgi-bin>
 AddHandler cgi-script cgi pl
 Options ExecCGI
</Directory>
}}}

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