Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing the contact.cgi script on a Windows server, part of CGI Essential Training.
Now we are going to install the contact script on a server running Windows and IIS.…So we can go ahead and work with it and then integrate it into an existing site.…So on the screen here I have my FTP program.…This is Transmit running on a Macintosh.…You will be using whatever FTP program you use.…On the left-hand side I have got the Chapter 5 Contact_App from the Exercise Files, …and on the right-hand side, I am connected to my Windows server and I…have already changed directories into the directory where the web documents are kept.…
So you of course will be connected to your server on the right-hand side, and…you will be in the place where it is that you are going to put the Contact app.…First, I am going to copy over the files I need.…I need this Library directory, and I need the Contact script directory itself.…The Contact script actually uses a set of libraries and those are in the Library directory.…So the Contact script will need to know how to find those libraries.…It will need to know the path to those libraries and also the path to its…
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