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Where do you put the CGIs?

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I have implemented a simple server, KF server, on my computer, which works perfectly well. The function I wish to add to it is the ability to allow users to upload files and have them stored on my hard disk. This apparantly requires a CGI, and my question is: where do I put it? Most cites describing CGI's tell you to ask this question of your system administrator. But my system administrator is me, and when I asked me, me replied that he did not know! I feel confident that the server can handle CGI's because it contains parameters, such as the time-out for user responses, which refer to CGI's. Can I simply make a (password-protected) directory called "CGI-bin" and put all the CGI's in there?

While we are on the subject, I would welcome suggestions on where I can contain the simplest CGI to allow a user to upload a file. I should mention that there are only a small number of users, all of whom are trusted, and that my OS is XP.
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if you use a server and have a www directory, you should place all CGI's in the cgi-bin directory

drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 2007-12-29 11:38 cgi-bin


(above is an example from a linux box I am a user of)

In linux, it resides in /var/www - However, it may reside in wwwroot or www, or whatever your config files state. All CGI's go in the cgi-bin directory - however, I am not sure if a password is required for CGI's to work, but your could have a password protected secure directory for your users, if your configs are set up for this. Make sure your permissions are set properly :)

Good Luck!!!

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