Re: htdig: Post not allowed

Andrew Scherpbier (
Wed, 01 Jul 1998 07:19:41 -0700

James W. Blackwell wrote:
> Greetings,
> I just got htdig installed on my Linux box. I did not have any
> errors during the compilation or installation. I ran rundig and it
> appeared to work find.
> My problem is that when I submit my query from the search.html file,
> I get an "The requested method POST is not allowed for the URL
> /cgi-bin/htsearch." error.
> Any ideas? I can run other things from this same directory.
> --James

That's strange. Is htsearch executable by the www-data user? (Or whatever
user your webserver runs as) You show a '.' after htsearch above. That
really shouldn't be there.

Andrew Scherpbier <>
Contigo Software <>
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