[greenstone-users] Cgi.bin server permission denied

From Oran Fry
DateWed Jan 9 10:36:51 2008
Subject [greenstone-users] Cgi.bin server permission denied
In-Reply-To (C39EEED5-1C9C%brownme-uwm-edu)
(forgot to CC my reply to the mailing list, here it is...)

Hi Melissa,

It looks like directory indexing is turned off for that directrory, so
you get a permission denied error instead of a list of directory
contents. You'll probably find that if you tack a filename onto that URL
you won't get a 403 (try /gsdl/cgi-bin/gsdlsite.cfg).

In any case, if your greenstone installation is set up correctly, the
URL to the library should be /cgi-bin/gsdl/library (note the order of
'gsdl' and 'cgi-bin' are swapped). Try typing that URL and see what
happens. If you have trouble, see this section of this wiki document:

Kind Regards,

Melissa Brown wrote:
> I get the following 403 error message when I try to click on the cgi-bin:
> You don't have permission to access /gsdl/cgi-bin/ on this server.
> How can I fix this?
> I am trying to install greenstone 2.8 on mac OS X 10.4.11.
> I have more in depth details of my installation process so far.
> Thanks much,
> Melissa
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