| Help Version: 2.12
Last Update: 03/13/01
|You must have access to a server that is
connected to the Internet on a 24 hour basis. Most businesses utilize a portion of a
server provided by their Internet Service Provider or ISP. Larger businesses may have
their own server.
Your hosting service:
- Must have Perl 5.0 or higher installed on their server.
- Must allow Perl 5.0 CGI Scripts to be run in your domain.
- Must have an executable Directory such as cgi-bin
below for more detail)
- Should offer SSL (Secure Server) which allows Perl 5.0 CGI
Scripts to be run.
- Must allow write permissions for temporary
directories and files.
(Log Files, Orders, User Carts, etc..)
The following information should be provided by your ISP:
- Your E-mail account address (ie:
- Your User ID and Password for your ISP account
- Your "Host Name/ Address" or "URL"
(ftp.mysite.com, www.mysite.com, 126.96.36.199)
- The type of server operating system; Unix or Windows NT
Physical Directory Path Information Required
- The Directory Path to Perl 5
- The Directory Path to your "Document Root
(Here are some examples)
- The Directory Path to your cgi-bin Directory.
(Typical examples are like the document root above but the directory name is cgi-bin,
cgi-local, or just cgi) Ex: /home/www/mysite/cgi-bin
- The URL to your cgi-bin Directory.
- The URL through your Secure Server to your cgi-bin Directory. Examples
- Mail Server IP Address (NT Servers)
If your hosting service cannot meet the above
requirements, you may want to check out our hosting partner at http://www.clss.com/quikstore. This server
offers everything required to run the QuikStore system at a reasonable price.
If all of the above requirements have been met, and you
are having trouble executing the program, please see the trouble-shooting section.
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