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Help! Interal Server Error!
Hi,

I'm currently running a personal server, Xitami, on XP Pro. I've tried two different installation guides and I'm still getting:

DBMan encountered an internal error. Please enable debugging to view.

Here's what I've done so far:
Everything is in the cgi-bin.
I've turned off flock
I've edited the config file so that the directory is an absolute path starting with C:/...
I've edited the db.cgi shebang line to represent where my perl.exe actually is.

Also, when I turn on debugging, I don't get a different error message. Please help me!

P.S. I'm an above average tech person, so you can respond in tech jargon and hopefully I'll understand.
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Re: [fidesachates] Help! Interal Server Error! In reply to
Hi! Several of us use Xitami. It takes me several attempts to get it running correctly every time I install it. I always seem to forget to install Perl and then once I do, I forget to re-boot.

What error message(s) are you getting?
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Re: [Watts] Help! Interal Server Error! In reply to
Well that's just the thing, all I'm getting is the error message above even when I turn on debugging.
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Re: [Watts] Help! Interal Server Error! In reply to
Ignore my previous post... apparently I"ve been smoking too much crack lately. Tongue

I was thinking Xitami setup problems not dbman...


Your path should look like this in .cfg

# URL of the directory dbman resides in. No Trailing Slash Please.
$db_dir_url = "http://rd0157ff21/cgi-bin/dbman";

replace the rd0157ff21 part with whatever you named your computer...

You want it be your computer name (machine name) you can use the old "http://127.0.0.1" but it causes some problems when running more involved scripts, but at the moment I can't remember what it is.
(it's something to do with difference between the system seeing you as local user or a remote user - you can use the machine name if you want others on your network to access your server - maybe that's what it was?).
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Re: [Watts] Help! Interal Server Error! In reply to
You can try adding the following line after your perl path:


#!/usr/bin/perl
use CGI::Carp qw/fatalsToBrowser/; # For testing only

This will display errors in your browser. Also did you check your cgierr.log to see if it would provide any helpful error messages?

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