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#1 antone

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Posted 03 March 2003 - 09:30 PM

I have created a website in Frontpage 2002 and everything is working fine but I am having a problem installing the script for Paypal. I have downloaded the package and copied it to a temporary folder in WinZip. I am now to step 3 and I am supposed to copy the paypal.pl script to my website's CGI script directory. The problem is: I have no idea how to access the server in order to place this script in this CGI directory (of which I do not what it is). Next I have to change its owner and I am not familiar with this either.

In sum, I've made it this far but I'm stuck. Someone please give me info how to get from having the temporary files:
paypal.pl
README

to actually having the Perl Script successfully installed.

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#2 Andrew Chang

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Posted 03 March 2003 - 10:05 PM

You need to upload the script using FTP software because you will have to upload it in ASCII format and change the CHMOD value to 755 do a search on ws_ftp there is a free version if you can find it. if you need further help drop us an email and we will be glad to help.

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#3 antone

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Posted 04 March 2003 - 07:04 PM

Thank you so much for the help.

I've downloaded the ftp software and now know how to upload it to my server, but I face one problem. How do I know which folder is my cgi-bin. These are the file currently on the server:

etc
mail
public_ftp
public_html
tmp

These are the file names but I don't know which folder to upload the paypal.pl because the instructions says that it should go into the cgi-bin.

Please Help

#4 Andrew Chang

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Posted 05 March 2003 - 11:36 PM

Contact your hosting company and they will help you with finding your cgi-bin directory usualy it is in your main dir but may also be in the public_html dir and sometimes you have to create one. Rarely you will come accross a host that will not alow cgi scripts to be run on their servers.

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