perl scripts as a user

Michael DeVicariis webtemp at
Fri Sep 15 15:23:09 CDT 2000

Does anyone know what user perl scripts runs as?

Michael DeVicariis
Web Administrator/Developer
UCSD Auxiliary & Plant Services
(858) 534-0700


-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Radcliff [mailto:chris at]

>From what I remember of Access and linked tables, the Web server doesn't
have permission to access the remote drive on which the source db sits.
As a result, running the script from command line works (using normal
user permissions) but the CGI version won't (using IIS/Apache's user

Unfortunately, I don't remember ever solving this issue. Perhaps this
hint will help others more proficient in Windows arcana.



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