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Use Ruby Scripts2015/12/03

Configure Apache2 to use Ruby as CGI scripts.
[1] Install Ruby.
www:~ #
zypper -n install ruby
[2] By default, CGI is allowed under the "/srv/www/cgi-bin" directory.
It's possible to use Ruby Scripts to put under the directory. All files under it are processed as CGI, though.
# the settings below is the one for CGI

www:~ #
grep -n "^ *ScriptAlias" /etc/apache2/default-server.conf

60:ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "/srv/www/cgi-bin/"
[3] If you'd like to allow CGI in other directories, configure like follows.
For example, allow in "/srv/www/htdocs/cgi-enabled".
www:~ #
vi /etc/apache2/conf.d/cgi-enabled.conf
# create new

# processes .rb as CGI scripts

<Directory "/srv/www/htdocs/cgi-enabled">
    Options +ExecCGI
    AddHandler cgi-script .rb
www:~ #
/etc/init.d/apache2 restart

[4] Create a CGI test page and access to it from client PC with web browser. It's OK if following page is shown.
www:~ #
vi /srv/www/htdocs/cgi-enabled/index.rb

print "Content-type: text/html\n\n"
print "<html>\n<body>\n"
print "<div style=\"width: 100%; font-size: 40px; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;\">\n"
print "Ruby Script Test Page"
print "\n</div>\n"
print "</body>\n</html>\n" 

www:~ #
chmod 705 /srv/www/htdocs/cgi-enabled/index.rb

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