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Perl CGI scripts must be uploaded to your account via FTP as ASCII files to run properly. Also, all CGI scripts must be executable. This requires setting the permissions on the file using your FTP program and making sure the script is world executable (CH...
Check the steps below: 1. Make sure the Perl path is set to /usr/bin/Perl 2. Make sure the .cgi/.pl file was uploaded to cgi-bin folder 3. Make sure the .cgi/.pl file was uploaded in ASCII mode. 4. Make sure to CHMOD the script to 755. If the above step...
All CGI scripts that are called from the web do not run with your account's permission by default. This is done for security reasons. The CGI scripts run as the user 'nobody', which is a fake username with no permissions. Because of this, any file or dire...