I have a scripts that requires running cgi outside of cgi-bin on CentOS. How do I allow this to work?

Posted April 2, 2019 773 views

I have a PERL script that requires CGI be enabled to run outside of the cgi-bin. I have turned on the options in WHM and added the enabler in my htaccess file, but I still get an error that this is not allowed.

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I’ve had similar issue in the past and I’ve managed to get it working with the following rule I’m my htaccess file in my home directory:

AddHandler cgi-script .cgi .pl
Options +ExecCGI

If it is still not working, I would suggest checking your logs for more detailed errors.

Hope that this helps!