[PLUG] How to execute a shell script from an html web page

Owais Lone loneowais at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 11:52:17 IST 2010

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 9:18 AM, Navin Kabra <navin.kabra at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 5:33 PM, Shreerang Patwardhan
> <patwardhan.shreerang at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >      I wish to execute a shell script from a simple html page. When I
> click
> > on a submit button on the html page the script should execute. How do I
> do
> > this? Any help is appriciated...
> Should the script run on the client machine, or on the server?
> If this is to be on the server, then using the 'system' call of your
> language of choice, or using CGI should be good enough.
> If on the client, and if you know the platform of the client, and if
> the user is willing to disable security features, you can use a
> 'launcher' script like the one I've attached.
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See how I did it with webfaction

Owais Lone
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