CGI and the Web Server

Chris Radcliff chris at
Mon Jan 29 17:31:23 CST 2001


Bill Wood wrote:

> No, I was wondering if it is possible to have cgi request directed at a
> machine that is not a web server but its soul purpose is to execute the
> requested cgi script and send the response back to the requester.

FastCGI ( does this. You'd have to re-write your 
CGI program slightly to use the FCGI module, but it would be able to 
accept socket requests from mod_fastcgi whether it's on the same machine 
or different machines.



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