Perl Files download or show content on a browser instead of execute

November 5, 2018 1k views
Apache Arch Linux Perl

hey guys im using a CMS with its based on Perl, so there are some CGI files to star the installation in my server but those file don’t execute in web browser, in some cases show the content to those scripts or just they try to donwload.

I upgrade muy PERL version, but still doesn’t work,

Thank for your time guys…

1 Answer


You need to make sure that you have your AddHandler cgi-script .pl in your Apache config file.

You can follow the instructions in this answer here on how to set that up:

Hope that this helps!

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