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CGI activation

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Registered: 13-08-2007

CGI activation

Is it necessary to activate CGI before creating mySQL database?
I would imagine that this would be the correct way to proceed but can find no indication as to the correct chronological order.

RE: CGI activation

Hi Richard, yes you will need to activate the CGI web space if you wish to query data in your MySQL data base. The reason for this is that the common gateway interface communiactes with your code ie PHP and then instructs the queries against your data base.
If you want to use the data base for the web you will need to have either have a web page with PHP embedded in it or a script written in php to query your data base. Remember that php embedded web pages need to be saved with .php extensions and will need to be uploaded to the CGI server.
Hope this helps...