On Jan 2, 2007, at 7:59 PM, Richard Megginson wrote:
>>>>> 5) I saw the following rewrite rule in
>>>>> RewriteRule ^/$ /dist/download [R,L,QSA]
>>>>> I commented it out, restarted the server, and now I get a
>>>>> 403 (Forbidden) when I access http://myhost:62332/
>>>>> 6) I set the admin server's log level to debug, and I started
>>>>> seeing these messages:
>>>>> [Sun Dec 31 03:00:57 2006] [debug] mod_admserv.c(1759):
>>>>> [client 126.96.36.199] admserv_check_authz: uri [tasks/
>>>>> operation/StatusPing] did not begin with [commands/] - not a
>>>>> [Sun Dec 31 03:00:57 2006] [debug] mod_admserv.c(1808):
>>>>> [client 188.8.131.52] admserv_check_authz: execute CGI [/opt/
>>>>> fedora-ds/bin/admin/admin/bin/statusping] args [(null)]
>>>> Anything in the admin-serv/logs/access or error? You might try
>>>> using the debug log level - edit admin-serv/config/httpd.conf
>>>> and set LogLevel to debug, then restart the admin server.
>>> The above is all that's all that's in the log file...
>> Even using the debug log level?
> Yup, that's with LogLevel set to "debug".
Looks like mod_cgi is not working properly or is misconfigured. It
should be executing the help CGI and other CGI programs, not
attempting to download them. Does the Apache on Debian include
mod_cgi? Does Debian have anything like SELinux which would
prevent CGI execution?
Hmm. I created a test cgi on the server in the system Apache, and it
Ah, but then I checked the module loads in the FDS admin-serv/config/
admserv.conf, and the cgi module was commented out -- thanks!
I can now access the web admin server from the local machine. Can't
get to it remotely, even though I followed the instructions described
But I can now see it working, and that's more than I had before. I'm
sure I'm just a few tweaks shy of getting remote access working.
Thanks for your help and patience!