Re: Help needed to install a server

Alan Ward (
Thu, 11 Jan 1996 17:40:25 +0000 (GMT)

Just to supplement Peter's reply the NCSA site is
very comprehensive instructions, pretty straightforward
but you'd better contact off-peak, it can be slow (esp.
to download the software)

IRIX 5.3 - SGI Indy binaries are at:

On Thu, 11 Jan 1996, peter Murray-rust wrote:
> If you are running NCSA, downlaoad the stuff from the NCSA/Mosaic site (
> I am not sure exactly where) . You'll then have to configure i (e.g.
> port number, top directory, etc.) It's not too difficult if you follow
> the script precisely. For example:
> ./conf holds configuration files
> ./htdocs is the top of your document ree (/ on the URL)
> ./cgi-bin holds the scripts and cgi executables
> ./logs holds you log files (which machines have accessed thei
> server)
> Since the client *might* access resources on the server side if it's
> wrongly configured, I'd use a non-superuser to start with.
Alan Ward

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