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

roi sh roi__ at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 29 01:38:34 PDT 2004


answers to Omer Queshtions:
1. yes, there is a security issue. entering a server in the nettwork 
requires entering user name and
   paswword. how can i set the user name and password on the perl script 
(inside the network) ?
   meaning, the cgi form set gets to a perl script inside the network. i 
would like to set the env
  parameters on the perlscript to enable access to the direcories (it does 
work if i run the perl script
  from inside the network).
  How can i do that ?.

2. The error returned is: Can't open dir: \\[server name]\c$\[folder name] 
;... No such file or
   directory.
   note that the directory was opened when the Perl script was excecuted 
from inside the network.

please advise.

Thanks.

Roi.


>From: Omer Zak <omerz at actcom.co.il>
>Reply-To: Perl in Israel <perl at perl.org.il>
>To: Perl in Israel <perl at perl.org.il>
>Subject: Re: [Israel.pm] access network directories using cgi on a 
>windows(win32) network
>Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 09:52:17 +0300 (EET DST)
>
>The first questions:
>1. Did you check for permission problems?
>2. What error value is returned by the opendir() function?
>                                              --- Omer
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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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