Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing the test.cgi script on a Unix server, part of CGI Essential Training.
So now let's install our test script on a Unix server.…What I have here on the screen is Transmit.…This is a FTP program for the Macintosh. There are lots of FTP programs…available for all kinds of different operating systems in all different shapes…and sizes and price ranges, even lots of good ones for free.…I think this one costs a few dollars.…On the right-hand side of the screen here is the remote server. I this case…it's cgiesst.bw.org that's on my server which I have set up for the purpose…of demonstrating this.…
It's a simple, standard UNIX server.…It's very rudimentary, doesn't have a lot of features.…This movie is of course the UNIX version, so your server will be running UNIX.…It will probably be running the Apache web server and it will probably work very…similarly to this one.…On the left-hand side of the screen is the 02_Getting_Started folder out of…the Exercise Files.…And what we are going to do here is we are going to install the script on the Unix server.…Now, do use your own server for this.…
- Understanding the server requirements for CGI
- Installing CGI scripts on Unix and Windows servers
- Coding form elements into an HTML page
- Keeping context with hidden fields on a web form
- Learning best practices for creating CGI content