Installing Python as Scripting Language in IIS

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Tue Aug 31 22:41:19 CEST 2010


On Aug 30, 6:55 pm, naugiedoggie <michael.a.p... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Windows 2003, 64-bit, standard edition server with IIS 6.0.  I
> followed the MS instruction sheets on setting up CGI application with
> Python as scripting engine.  I'm just getting 404 for the test script,
> whereas an html file in the same virtual directory is properly
> displayed.
>
> Here:
>
> Creating Applications in IIS 6.0 (IIS 6.0)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Librar...
>
> Setting Application Mappings in IIS 6.0 (IIS 6.0)http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/WindowsServer2003/Librar...
>
> I mapped the exe thus:  c:\Python26\python.exe -u "%s %s"
> to extension `py' for all verbs and checked the `script engine' box.
>
> There are no errors in the script itself, i ran it from the command
> line to be sure.  Further, I enabled ASP and tried using python as the
> scripting language.  That generates this error:
>
> <code>
> Active Server Pages error 'ASP 0129'
> Unknown scripting language
> /cgi/index.asp, line 1
> The scripting language 'Python' is not found on the server.
> </code>
>
> I can't find any good references for dealing with this, either.
>
> I've dicked around with this for so long, now I don't know which way
> is up, anymore.
>
> Any thoughts on where I might be going wrong, much appreciated.
>
> Thanks.
>
> mp

I had the same problem with Python 2.5 and IIS on Windows XP.  I
wonder if using ActivePython would make any difference?



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