As a security precaution, suEXEC REQUIRES that all CGI scripts and the directories in which they reside not be writable by anyone but the owner user. Log in or register to post comments Comment #20 jcamfield CreditAttribution: jcamfield commented November 14, 2009 at 4:53pm Title: Error 500: Premature end of script headers on Dreamhost » Error 500: daniela replied on Jul 18, 2009 at 5:10 pm Permalink Reply Thanks again, Jereme. Holding up pretty good so far. http://thewebparrots.com/internal-server/dreamhost-internal-server-error.php
Yet they won't tell me how much is too much due to "security" reasons. What about PHP? Who are you with? You need 755 all the way up (or down). his explanation
It doesn't actually seem to do anything. Log in or register to post comments Comment #70 Aren Cambre CreditAttribution: Aren Cambre commented September 13, 2010 at 1:08pm @trungonly: Are you hosting several Drupal sites under one account? Normally, when a CGI or SSI program executes, it runs as the same user who is running the web server. You can set a scheduled task to hit your site at 5 minute intervals.
Well, I tooled and toiled and I found an answer that has yielded a big boost. Database table overhead shouldn't cause problems, but it’s been demonstrated in many cases that it does. Does Zootopia have a Breaking Bad intentional reference? Dreamhost Phprc To check permissions for your site: Log in via SSH.
This should be a temporary fix until dreamhost can figure this one out. We’ll update this post as soon as this is resolved. Problem compiling my PHP Trying to run Collaboa Internal Server Error + "Index of /" issue New Account Problems SMF and 500 Internal Server Error Sarge Upgrade Wordpress Down... User Post (2005-06-02 08:38:39 by amandabee) I was not getting anywhere with these instructions until I moved all the way up to my home directory (/home/[username]) and did "chmod -R 755
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Am getting 500 errors any time I try to do things like: post admin screens (views, modules) flush cache with admin_menu I'm going to submit a ticket and point them here. The only good thing that's come out of this is I reworked a few views (with templates) that were sending crazy amounts of queries (my bad on that one). Dreamhost 500 Internal Server Error and the file name for subdirectorys banging my head on the wall so you don't have to User Post (2002-03-04 18:39:42 by tiffanybbrown) Something to check: Make sure that the file(s) Python Cgi Internal Server Error Everything has been resolved.
User Post (2004-12-04 20:21:57 by hoggardb) You don't have to use find to recursively change a directory, and the version above doesn't handle filenames with spaces. news In one case, I had a script that I downloaded from the Web. Don't forget to check also the carriage return User Post (2002-10-19 17:04:39 by robocop) Anyone having a Greymatter Version Setup problem? It usually looks something like : mail.servername.com $smtp_path = "mail.yourserver.com"; # set to 1 if you would like all files in the directory printed to the web page # after a Dreamhost Restart Php
See also SSH overview CGI overview UNIX commands Article last updated August 28, 2016 20:31. Dreamhost Status Turns out the DIRECTORY permissions need to be 755 also (the directory containing the script). No telnet/ftp, db-driven pages down .htaccess problems WebAdverts script MT install Movable Type Installing Greymatter Python problem Using Python...
Some potential things to look for: Syntax errors in the .htaccess file Custom PHP setup that isn't working To see if this is the cause, try renaming the .htaccess file in For this you get the VPS service and responses on service failure relating to the provision of the virtual environment. Please hang in there, when messages are moved here your problem is given top priority. Dreamhost Panel Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?
Occasionally pages load, sometimes 500 errors, sometimes page not found and timeout. You both win. If you cannot find one, write in for support immediately. check my blog Instead, default is printed both times.
If all you see is a "Premature end of headers" error, then that is generally not too helpful as it simply means the script exited before completing. If this happens to all of your pages, then it can still potentially be a PHP timeout. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed DreamHost.com Contact Support DreamHost Advanced Topics / Customization Misc Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ FastCGI overview FastCGI is a way to have CGI scripts execute time-consuming code (like opening a database) only
The various chmod modes are fairly complicated, but there is a good explaination of the chmod command which you can view here: http://www.analysisandsolutions.com/code/chmod.htm So if you've tried everything else above, and So latly my site has been going error 500 crazy. Drupal is inefficient, so this could be a factor for some, especially in sites with a lot of modules. Under some conditions servers may have trouble contacting MySQL servers due to networking issues (fairly rare).
Not the answer you're looking for? Specify these on a separate line per pair, with an equal sign between the name and value. The first line should look like the above. To do so, type this into the command prompt while in the same directory as the script: pico scriptname.cgi (replacing 'scriptname.cgi' with the name of your script) This will open up
Log in or register to post comments Comment #50 siharris CreditAttribution: siharris commented November 17, 2009 at 3:40pm Status: Fixed » Active Switching back to active. I'm learning a little about nginx to migrate to an unmanaged VPS service in a near future. What do you get for a browser request for just the directory? You do NOT want to do chmod 777 filename.pl, even if your scripts' installation instructions tell you to do that.
Log in or register to post comments Comment #46 Aren Cambre CreditAttribution: Aren Cambre commented November 16, 2009 at 6:42pm Good news: Dreamhost has tacitly acknowledged major problems. Anyone got any ideas? I had "premature end of script headers" on my error log and then I did a chmod 755 filename.pl and the problem solved!!