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Setting up CGI/Perl scripts to run on a Win32 Web server is not as straightforward as on a Unix server. On a Win32 Web server there are two main issues to watch out for.

First, not all Win32 Web Servers allow CGI/Perl scripts to execute based on the interpreter listed on first line of the script.

Second, not all Win32 Web servers preserve the current working directory from which the script is executing. Since ISAPI Perl shares both of these negative Win32 server traits, the subsequent section summarizes how to get Perl scripts working with ISAPI Perl.

This article was originally published on Aug 16, 2000

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