Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing the test.cgi script on a Windows server, part of CGI Essential Training.
Now, let's install the test.cgi script on a server running Windows and…Internet Information Server.…What we have here is an FTP program called Transmit. I am running on a Macintosh.…There are lots of FTP programs available in lots of different operating…systems and this is just one example.…Most of them work pretty much the same way.…On the left-hand side I have got the 02_Getting_Starterd folder from…our Exercise Files.…On the right-hand side I am already connected to the web server and I am in the…correct folder where stuff gets put in order to run on the website.…
The server is a Windows server that I hired just for a month. It cost $12…including installation.…It's running some form of Windows server and it's running IIS I think Version 7.…And that's really all that I know about it.…So the process of installing it is actually quite simple.…I just drag the file over and let it upload which is very quick because it's…less than a K in size.…And in most cases for Windows servers, you are going to need to rename it to .pl.,…
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