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QUESTION: I'm trying to mirror my FQ site on a Linux box running Apache, so I can experiment with changes before uploading to FutureQuest. I notice that on FutureQuest, data files accessed via CGI will read/write with permissions set to 600. On my sy...
_All the browser tells me is "500 Internal Error"! I need more information. Is there a way I can get a more specific error message?_ There are a few ways. They do not _always_ offer more info, but many times they do. As such, they are worth the time to...
CPU time is not wall time (as in a clock on the wall). CPU time is the total execution time or runtime for which the CPU was dedicated to a process. The CPU must service many processes every second, not just yours, so your process only gets small ...
In order to prevent too many server resources from being used by a file upload process, CGI scripts run via Apache are subject to restrictions. They are as follows: LIMITS FOR THE COMMUNITY SERVERS CPU runtime [1]: 30 seconds Memory: 48 MB LIMITS F...
QUESTION: With the Let's Encrypt SSL/TLS option, do you include a secure cgi-bin for my scripts? Something like: https://secure.futurequest.net/cgiwrap/xYOURDOMAIN/myscript.pl or https://secure.futurequest.net/xYOURDOMAIN/cgi-bin/myscript.pl ? AN...
cgi-lib.pl is an ancient library that is no longer shipping with standard perl installations and is not available pre-installed... You would need to seek out this library, download it, and install into your account's XDOM directory tree... /big/dom/xd...
QUESTION: How do I know if the perl module I need is installed? If it's not installed can you install it for me? ANSWER: To see if a module is installed, connect via SSH to your account and type: perl -Mmodule -e '{1}' (where "module" is the name of...
Question For about a minute or two, /usr/local/bin/perl and /usr/bin/perl became unavailable. The permissions were changed to rwx------. What was happening? Answer This can happen when there is a spike in the Perl usage that appears to threaten the ...
This information is intended for anyone using time functions in their scripts or if you just want a better understanding of how Perl's time functions are used. The bottom line is that IF you have used the right time function for the right purpose a...
Question It looks like somebody is being inquisitive. I don't think it's a problem, but can you please have a look at my error log if you get a moment, just in case? I've copied in the last hundred lines below. ----- %% [Thu Apr 19 08:31:10 2001]...
Question: I saw your FAQ on how to find out if a module is installed (e.g. perl -MDate::Calc -e '{1}') But how do I find out the version numbers? Answer: There is no requirement for a module to define a version number, but if it does - you c...
You are most likely connecting into your home directory. If you are able to specify a "Remote Directory" in your FTP program, try setting it to /big/dom/xdomain/www/ (where 'xdomain' is x attached to your own domain name without the TLD). Or, simply try m...
Due to recent, and increasing, exploits of formmail, FutureQuest has found it necessary to block any access to the following scripts: /cgi-bin/formmail (any file extension) /www/formmail (any file extension) /cgi-ssl/formmail (any file extension) And ...