[rt-users] Re: [rt-devel] Apache 2/ Mod_perl2/ RT 3.0.7 problem

AJ rt at musefoundry.com
Tue Jan 27 13:18:41 EST 2004

Well that explains the 'scrunched' image for the header.

Thank you sir!

-----Original Message-----
From: rt-users-bounces at lists.bestpractical.com
[mailto:rt-users-bounces at lists.bestpractical.com] On Behalf Of Rich West
Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 12:41 PM
To: Tallitha Winckelmann de Campos
Cc: rt-users at lists.bestpractical.com; rt-devel at lists.bestpractical.com
Subject: [rt-users] Re: [rt-devel] Apache 2/ Mod_perl2/ RT 3.0.7 problem


This is what I did:
o download mod_fastcgi
o uncompress and extract it.
o cd mod_fastcgi-2.4.2
o mv Makefile.AP2 Makefile
o make top_dir-/etc/httpd install
o edit /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf and add:

--> In the "LoadModule" section, I added the following line at the end 
of the list:
LoadModule fastcgi_module modules/mod_fastcgi.so

--> After the line "AddHandler type-map var", I added the following lines:
# For FastCGI applications
AddHandler fastcgi-script fcg fcgi fpl

FastCgiServer /opt/rt3/bin/mason_handler.fcgi

--> In the Virtual Hosts section, I added the following lines:
ScriptAlias /rt3 /opt/rt3/bin/mason_handler.fcgi/

o Note that, in my situation, I access my rt3 installation via a browser 
by pointing to "http://my.site.com/rt3" rather than having a virtual 
host dedicated to rt3 (eg: http://rt3.mysite.com).  In that case, you 
would have "ScriptAlias / /opt/rt3/bin/mason_handler.fcgi/"
o Also note that, with FastCGI, it cannot serve up the images, so you 
have to have the images accessible OUTSIDE of your RT tree.  This means 
that you would have to edit your RT_SiteConfig.pm and 
'Set($WebImagesURL, "<images_url>"', and then copy the relative images 
over to that url.  Fortunately, RT is very lightweight on the number of 
images. :)

Let me know if you have any problems.  I would be glad to help!


Tallitha Winckelmann de Campos wrote:

>Hi Rich,
>	Could you send me your configuration with mod_fastcgi?
>	Steps for instalation/ configuration... please?
>Thanks for help me,
>I would recommend installing mod_fastcgi and utilizing that over 
>mod_perl..  I'm running that under Fedora Core 1, Apache 2.0.48, mysql 
>4.0.17, perl 5.8.1.
>>	Hello,
>>	I install RT 3.0.7 in Fedora Core 1, but don't works!
>>	My configuration:
>>		Apache 2.48
>>		Mod_perl 1.99
>>		MySQL 3.23
>>		Perl 8
>>	Problem: html form method POST (/Elements/Login), don't work. I'm
using GET insted.
>>	But the password and user appears in url.
>>	Some suggestion?? 
>>	Thanks,
>>	Tallitha

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