[Asterisk-Users] vmail.cgi with Redhat 9.0

Wade J. Weppler weppler at wwworks-inc.com
Thu Dec 4 11:56:13 MST 2003

RedHat's PERL doesn't allow suid.  You'll have to turn of the "s" flag
on vmail.cgi (chmod -s /var/www/cgi-bin/vmail.cgi) and fiddle with


-----Original Message-----
From: asterisk-users-admin at lists.digium.com
[mailto:asterisk-users-admin at lists.digium.com] On Behalf Of Olle E.
Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 1:36 PM
To: asterisk-users at lists.digium.com
Subject: Re: [Asterisk-Users] vmail.cgi with Redhat 9.0

jerk face wrote:

> I recently switched from Mandrake to Redhat and I
> noticed that vmail.cgi does not work with the default
> apache installation that comes with Redhat.
> Here is what I get in my error logs:
> [Thu Dec 04 11:59:57 2003] [notice] suEXEC mechanism
> enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
> [Thu Dec 04 11:59:58 2003] [notice] Digest: generating
> secret for digest authentication ...
> [Thu Dec 04 11:59:58 2003] [notice] Digest: done
> [Thu Dec 04 11:59:59 2003] [notice] Apache/2.0.40 (Red
> Hat Linux) configured -- resuming normal operations
> [Thu Dec 04 12:00:08 2003] [error] [client
>] Directory index forbidden by rule:
> /var/www/html/
> [Thu Dec 04 12:00:15 2003] [error] [client
>] Premature end of script headers:
> vmail.cgi
> [Thu Dec 04 12:00:15 2003] [error] [client
>] Can't do setuid
> Does anybody know how I could fix this problem?
"Premature end of script headers" means that there was an error in the
Check the error log of the Apache server for more information.
You can also try to run the script from the UNIX prompt and see if you
get any
error messages.


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