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Please contact the server administrator and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error. From there you can execute such commands as chmod, mv, cp, vi, and many other useful programs. Arnel and I had fun crawling through the code and testing different things. (Well, I had fun. asked 5 years ago viewed 1027 times active 6 months ago Blog Stack Overflow Podcast #91 - Can You Stump Nick Craver? useful reference

Last edited by keath; September 19th, 2008 at 12:11 PM. Sometimes the CHMOD will not be working or the exact CHMOD number will not work with your hosting. Keep in mind that this path must be exact. If the file is named "FormMail.pl" the above path will not work because the path uses all lowercase for the formmail.pl. a fantastic read

The '[email protected]' email address appears when the email section of the form is left blank. but, in what little I have learned in the last few days is that when I click the submit button on the contact form, it redirects to a new page where To help you set up FormMail on your website we have written a step-by-step guide to installing and configuring FormMail: If you missed our previous article, please see the How Contact Reply With Quote 15-May-2004,07:59 PM #2 russellr View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Tectite and FormMail Author Join Date Dec 2003 Posts 3,979 Re: "Internal Server Error": What'd I do

  • Here's the section in the FormMail readme file on using SMTP settings (that stop the nobody thing from happening): If your web server lacks a sendmail binary, you can use an
  • I'm not sure what changing the permissions does, or if it will affect anything else on the website.
  • With a CGI interface, this doesn't happen - they are separate processes.
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  • If you do not have the luxury of a shell, or these commands do not work, other common paths are /usr/local/bin/perl and /bin/perl.
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  • Long Answer: The cgi-bin is used to help keep systems secure.
  • I discovered the cause for this as a security setting on shared servers.

Faq Reply With Quote Share This Thread  Tweet This + 1 this Post To Linkedin Subscribe to this Thread  Subscribe to This Thread Page 1 of 2 12  A minimum amount of hacking was required and it was mainly a fact of changing around the date and doing small touch ups to the scripts. I wrote a test.pl just as you suggested to see if the CGI worked and i didn't, but I host with two separate companies and decided to try in on "ipowerweb" And what is A Unix/System Prompt?

Well that was my assumption and I told him that it was their FormMail.pl script that they were providing through their hosting package, so that should be correct as well... below is the Mail Form code(in Red) from the page. Another possible cause is that you when you uploaded formmail.php to your server, it got corrupted in some way. http://forums.devshed.com/perl-programming-6/internal-server-error-help-formmail-558372.html Let us know if you require any further assistance.

Reply Liz n/a Points 2014-10-01 8:45 pm Unfortunately now I get an error message. END_OF_CONFIRMATION if anyone can help I would really really appreciate it! does it look like this is in this code (in red)? Try the setup again from the start including downloading the formmail script again.

I just putted the script back where it was standing before. Liz Reply Arn Staff 35,004 Points 2014-09-29 7:01 pm Hello Liz, Sorry about the confusion with the form. I'm sure we can do more to track down the problem. The Unix Reference Desk FAQs, Applications, Programming, Humor and more.

More information about this error may be available in the server error log. http://renderq.net/internal-server/internal-server-error-sql-server.php Code in the "contact.htm" is setup for a "cgi-bin" folder. And I keep hearing about a redirect after the submit buttons pushed? The Formmail.pl file is a PERL script, but it also a simple text file that you can edit using a text editor such as the one available to you through the

We are no longer accepting registrations and you can no longer post or reply to posts. If you are still confused on this matter, you must know that to use chmod you must: 1) Have a unix account, 2) Be able to telnet to that unix account The incompatibility between Apache 2 and PHP, as I understand it, occurs when PHP is installed as an Apache module. this page Lerner ([email protected]). # # Last updated: March 14, 1994 # # Form-mail provides a mechanism by which users of a World- # Wide Web browser may submit comments to the webmasters

Reply liz n/a Points 2014-09-29 3:58 pm Here is the link to my sample formhttp://www.refugeerelief.org/formtest.html What I received is: [email protected] Volunteer Form Below is the result of your feedback form. Do I need a cgi-bin to run these scripts? 11. Kindest Regards, Scott M Reply liz n/a Points 2014-09-29 6:21 pm i just filled out our real form (not our previous test form) which has the same action scripthttp://refugeerelief.org/contact.shtml and I

Would adding that help us not get spam sent through the form?

Immediately under that line you can add Code: use CGI::Carp qw/fatalsToBrowser/; and errors should be displayed for you in the browser. Try renaming your .pl files to .cgi. Thank you, -John-Paul Reply Patricia n/a Points 2014-09-15 6:53 pm I'm fine until step 5, I have no idea where toadd the code to. This is often: #!/usr/local/bin/perl or #!/usr/local/bin/perl5 If you absolutely can't find it, try using the following command or mailing your system administrator.

You're still welcome to contact us for support: http://www.tectite.com/contacts.php. Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New? You can try uploading again, but this time tell your file transfer software that you're uploading a text file - hopefully it will convert the lines properly. http://renderq.net/internal-server/internal-server-error-500-virtual-server.php Do it this way: Create a file named test.plInsert this text into it: Code: #!/usr/bin/perl BEGIN{ $|=1; print "Content-type: text/plain\n\n"; } print "CGI works."; Upload this file into the cgi-bin folder

Download the "compat" version of theNMS FormMail script. Feel free to post any additional questions below. Did you change something else on your end? Unless you have any other ideas, I'll send a note to my host.

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