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Topic ID: 433
Message ID: 22
#22, RE: 1 BlogBomb - Installation - Videos
Posted by Kurt on Dec-06-07 at 12:13 PM
In response to message #16
>I just wanted to report back with my ongoing problems and
>get your feedback, Kurt.
>Even after support said the cgi-bin was turned on for my
>site, I still could not get things working.
>Today, I made some progress in getting information. I host
>with hostgator, so this may help someone else, I don't know.
>"You didn't have executable permissions on the file, and you
>were missing "print "Content-type: text/html\n\n";" from the
>perl file."
>When I asked for explanations they said:
>"Permissions on files and folders can not be world or group
>writable. Please make sure your files are 644 and
>scripts/folders 755. Anything like 777 would cause
>So is this right and will this work for this script?:
> - blogbomb_admin.cgi - 644
> - feedsearch_ssi.cgi - 644
> - data.pl - 644
> - /data - 755
> - /data/cache - 644
> - /templates - 755
> - /XIT - 755
> - /libwww - 755
>"I believe Dave was refeering to the actual cgi script
>So Kurt, where would I put the line "print "Content-type:
>text/html\n\n";" in the blogbomb_admin.cgi file? Is that
>written up correctly? "print "Content-type: text/html\n\n";"
>At this point, I get a 500 error for the admin log in. I
>don't know if they put the line "print "Content-type:
>text/html\n\n";" in or not. They say they don't do script
>Thanks for your help.

Hi Jeannie,

Anything that had permissions set at 777 should be set at 755 on your server.

Also, try installing a simple script first in the cgi-bin, to make sure the cgi-bin even works.

Start with Bo's Amazon script and get it to work or other simple to install script.