small python cgi webserver

Fabian Braennstroem f.braennstroem at gmx.de
Sat Nov 4 11:41:35 CET 2006


Hi,

* ArdPy <ardsrk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Fabian Braennstroem wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am looking for a small python script, which starts a small
>> web server with python cgi support on a linux machine.
>>
>> I tried:
>>
>>
>>   #!/usr/bin/env python
>>   import sys
>>   from CGIHTTPServer import CGIHTTPRequestHandler
>>   import BaseHTTPServer
>>
>>   class MyRequestHandler(CGIHTTPRequestHandler):
>>       # In diesem Verzeichnis sollten die CGI-Programme stehen:
>>       cgi_directories=["/home/fab/Desktop/cgi-bin"]
>>
>>
>>   def run():
>>       # 8000=Port-Nummer
>>       #   --> http://localhost:8000/
>>       # Fuer http://localhost/
>>       #   Port-Nummer auf 80 setzen
>>       httpd=BaseHTTPServer.HTTPServer(('', 8000), MyRequestHandler)
>>       httpd.serve_forever()
>>
>>   if __name__=="__main__":
>>       print "Starting Server"
>>       run()
>>
>> but when I want to test a small python cgi test file:
>>
>>
>>   #!/usr/bin/python
>>   # -*- coding: UTF-8 -*-
>>
>>   # Debugging für CGI-Skripte 'einschalten'
>>   import cgitb; cgitb.enable()
>>
>>   print "Content-Type: text/html;charset=utf-8\n"
>>   print "Hello World!"
>>
>> I just get the text and not the html output. The file's mode
>> is 755.
>>
>> Is there anything wrong with the webserver script or do I do
>> something completely wrong? Maybe, you have a different
>> webserver script?
>>
>> Greetings!
>>  Fabian
>
> Probably the server is not executing your CGI script. If it is the
> Apache web server that you are using then just ensure the following
> settings in your /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf file is exactly like
> following:
>
> <Directory "/var/www/cgi-bin">
>     AllowOverride None
>     Options ExecCGI
>     Order allow,deny
>     Allow from all
> </Directory>

Maybe, I understood something wrong, but I thought that the
above 'webserver' script would replace apache in my case; at
least I hoped!?

Greetings!
 Fabian




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