need help getting perl cgis to work.
francis at daoine.org
Thu Jan 5 13:43:12 UTC 2012
On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 08:25:43AM -0500, jason at monsterjam.org wrote:
> hey folks, ive been running apache for years but now trying to use nginx. I have nginx and php(with fastcgi)
> working fine, but whenever I try to bring up my web page that has a perl cgi on it, it just downloads the script
> when do I need to do to get nginx to properly execute the perl cgi?
nginx doesn't do cgi.
You'll need to run some separate server that nginx can talk to as a
client, that is able to do whatever processing you want.
If you have a http server that handles the cgi for you, you can
"proxy_pass" to that.
If you have a fastcgi server that is set up to do the right thing with
your cgi script, you can "fastcgi_pass" to that.
There are also other options.
On the nginx side, you configure it in a similar way to your
Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
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