Install Python on Apache

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Sat Mar 24 14:20:06 CET 2001


>>>>> "Sharp" <s.sharp at fh-aargau.ch> (S) writes:

S> Hi Everybody
S> I sucked down Python from python.org and started to install the program
S> on a win2000 apache system. that has worked perfectly. but then I tried
S> to set up the apache httpd.conf file with the following options

S> AddType application/x-httpd-py .py
S> Action application/x-httpd-py /cgi-bin/Python/python.exe

For a start you should never put python.exe (or any other interpreter) in
cgi-bin. This is a large security hole!
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