Re: [squid-users] Re: Cachemgr help

From: Chris Tilbury <>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 1998 11:32:07 +0100

On Fri, Oct 16, 1998 at 11:36:52AM +0200, Deckert Florian wrote:

> > Where does the cachemgr.cgi file go? In cgi-bin for Apache?
> You could leave it in /squid/bin. Just modify your apache/etc/srm.conf by
> adding a line:
> ScriptAlias /squid/cgi-bin/ /squid/bin

Uh? Unless you fancy people trying to run "squid" as a cgi-bin, I would
heartily recommend against this.

Put it in the cgi-bin directory. cgi applications should always be stored in
a separate directory, devoid of any kind of system binary that could
conceivably be abused in an attempt to compromise the security of your



Chris Tilbury, UNIX Systems Administrator, IT Services, University of Warwick
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Received on Fri Oct 16 1998 - 05:12:29 MDT

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