How do you configure IIS7 to run a plain old .cgi file??? RRS feed

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  • User1035819603 posted

    I am trying to get a parse a plain old .cgi file but am having no joy at all in IIS 7, took me all of 5 min in Apache but client is using IIS.

    Thursday, March 27, 2008 6:03 AM


  • User-1853252149 posted

    You need a handler for the CGI extension.  Most comonly this is either a straight C++ CGI file, or it's a Perl file.  Install Perl if the latter, configure the CGI extension to point to Perl as the .pl files do.  If a straight C++ file, you probably have more work involved in converting code.


    • Marked as answer by Anonymous Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:00 AM
    Thursday, March 27, 2008 9:46 AM