Re: PERL on IIS 3.0: counters, etc.

Sam Akhtar ( (no email) )
Fri, 16 May 1997 16:38:09 -0400

>I had an amazingly simple counter that wouldn't run (.EXE, not PERL).
>user doesn't want to do much -- just some portable banner rotation
>advertising. But he's insistent on using PERL instead of ISAPI or an
>file. I've just located a .DLL that will run PERL through ISAPI via
>DLL's, so that may be a solution, and will propvide him with the
>performance of ISAPI without his having to use it.

W had similar problems getting an exe to execute in something like a
scripts directory until we noticed that IUSR_machinename had to have
execute rights to that particular file... yes, a potential security
hole, that's why u test out unknown cgi exe's and only allow execute on
those particular exe

Sam Akhtar Operations & Engineering
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