Cgi with Python

Magnus L. Hetland mlh at idt.ntnu.no
Wed Aug 11 16:11:40 CEST 1999


"Troy Coburn" <troy at quantumtraining.nb.ca> writes:

> Hi there.
> 
> 
> I am trying to set up some cgi stuff using python...I have just started
> using python and I am running into some proplems.
> 
> When I try to run the python script I get the following error:
> 
> HTTP Error 403
> 403.2 Forbidden: Read Access Forbidden
> 
> This error can be caused if there is no default page available and directory
> browsing has not been enabled for the directory, or if you are trying to
> display an HTML page that resides in a directory marked for Execute or
> Script permissions only.
> 
> Please contact the Web server's administrator if the problem persists.
> 
> 
> Help Please

Well - the error message says it all :)

Just set the read and execute permissions for your script.

$ chmod a+rx script.py

> 
> nester at nbnet.nb.ca
> 
> 
> 

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  Lie          The firefly is still sadder / Than the moaning insect
  Hetland                                       : Minamoto Shigeyuki




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