The procedures for installing CGI scripts vary at different sites; your system manager should be able to advise on arrangements at your site. However, to install simpleserver.cgi you need to follow at least the following steps.
$queryExe = "/star/examples/ssn75/genfield";
which is towards the top of the script and change it to correspond to whichever directory you have put the files in.
This string comprises the normal URL for the CGI script, followed by a `?', followed by the query. This format is the normal syntax for invoking CGI scripts and passing queries to them. To invoke your version of the server you would substitute the appropriate URL in the example above. Typing in the example exactly as given should invoke a version of the server running in Edinburgh. If all is working correctly the browser should display a table similar to the one in Figure . If the server fails then your Web server probably maintains error logs which might contain useful diagnostics; your system manager should know where these logs are kept.
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