[Israel.pm] access network directories using cgi on a windows (win32) network

Omer Zak omerz at actcom.co.il
Wed Apr 28 23:52:17 PDT 2004

The first questions:
1. Did you check for permission problems?
2. What error value is returned by the opendir() function?
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On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, roi shemi wrote:

> Hi all.
> a cgi script activated from a local computer(windows) post data to a perl
> script located under the
> cgi-bin folder of a network (win32).
> the perl script getting the data, activate a module which opens a directory
> on that network andreturns a requested file name from the directory list.
> running the perl script from the network, the directory is opened and the
> requested file is returned.
> Yet, triggering the perl script using the CGI page, the directory can not
> get opened.
> the network is a Win32.
> directory is: $dir=\\\\[server name]\\c\$\\[folder name] ;
> the open dir function is: opendir(DIRHANDLE,$dir);
> any ideas ?

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