|Programs for facilitating CGI programs in teaching|
© Mike Smith M.A.Smith at brighton dot ac dot uk University of Brighton UK.
Running of a CGI script
This was created to allow students to run their own CGI scripts without having to write into the system cgi-bin directory. There are however security implications in allowing this on your machine.
The main benefits of using this approach are:
To run their CGI program they use a normal anchor tag as follows:
<A HREF="http://machine/cgi-bin/mas_run?user=mas&file=cgi&options=op1"> Run my CGI script </A>
The extra components are:
This CGI program is run as normal except that there is an execution limit of 20 seconds on the program.
Try out this program here.
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