Troubleshooting Custom Scripts

This section explains how to troubleshoot script problems and get more assistance if you need it.

The script checker checks CGI scripts you've uploaded for common problems. It can also make them "executable" from within your Web browser.

You need to make a CGI script file "executable" to tell the Web server that it's a program.

You may see an Internal Server Error message for a variety of reasons. The most common is that you've uploaded your script in the wrong "mode" in your FTP program.

You don't need to create world-writable files or directories.

Our servers set the sender address to an address based on your domain name with added to the end, unless you specify a particular address in your Web script.

Explains how to debug Perl scripts, including getting the output of warn() and die() messages.

What to do if you're having trouble with custom CGI scripts.