RE: PERL on IIS - How??

David Scott ( (no email) )
Tue, 2 Jun 1998 23:55:18 -0500

I had to manually go into the registry and create a mime-type for .pl files
in the IIS settings, and also configure it as an executable under the web
service. I'm out of town right now, or I'd give you the exact keys. The
executable key is right along side ASP extentions.

David Scott

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Darryl Harvey
> Sent: Tuesday, June 02, 1998 9:06 PM
> To:
> Subject: PERL on IIS - How??
> What do I need to do to get perl scripts running under IIS ?
> I have Perl installed, I have associated .pl and .cgi extensions with the
> Perl executable (C:\Perl\bin\perl.exe) but when run from a browser, the
> script result is never returned. The scripts are very simple at
> this stage
> and just output a simple HTML header. If I try to load the page from a
> browser, the perl executable is seen to start (in task manager)
> but it just
> hangs there.
> If i run the script from the command prompt, it executes fine and
> terminates correctly.
> What am I missing ??
> Help please.