In the httpd distribution, you will find a directory called
cgi-bin. It contains the default server scripts.
You do not need to keep any of the scripts. They are mostly intended as examples and models from which to build your own scripts.
Here is a brief list of the scripts and what they do to help you decide whether or not you wish to enable them.
A very simple gateway to archie, using HTML <ISINDEX> tags.
Another HTML <ISINDEX> example, this one an interface to the UNIX cal command.
Prints the current date.
Prints the server's load average.
A simple gateway to finger, using HTML <ISINDEX> tags.
Tell your fortune, mister?.
An HTML form to order a submarine sandwich.
An HTML form interface to the PH system.
A general purpose form response script, intended to demonstrate basic form support concepts.
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