[dancer-users] apache2 and fastcgi

Scott H scott.harpster at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 17:37:57 GMT 2018

forgot to paste in my config of apache site:
<VirtualHost *:80>
        ServerName www.example.com

        # /srv/www.example.com is the root of your
        # dancer application
        DocumentRoot /opt/guestaccess/millard/public

        ServerAdmin webmaster at domain.com

        # XXX Start a FastCGI server to run in the background
        FastCgiServer /opt/guestaccess/millard/public/dispatch.fcgi

        <Directory "/opt/guestaccess/millard/public">
            AllowOverride None
            Options +ExecCGI -MultiViews +SymLinksIfOwnerMatch
            # XXX Use FastCGI handler instead of CGI
            AddHandler fastcgi-script .fcgi
            # Apache 2.2
            #Order allow,deny
            #Allow from all
            # Apache 2.4
            Require all granted

        RewriteEngine On
        RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
        # Run FastCGI dispatcher instead of CGI dispatcher
        RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /dispatch.fcgi$1 [QSA,L]

        ErrorLog  /var/log/apache2/millard-error.log
        CustomLog /var/log/apache2/millard-access_log common

On Wed, Mar 7, 2018 at 10:35 AM, Scott H <scott.harpster at gmail.com> wrote:

> I usually use the apache2 plack handler but from what I understand you
> cant do that if you plan on using apache for more then 1 dancer site.
> Im running into an issue with setting up fast cgi.
> [Wed Mar 07 10:31:26.962311 2018] [fastcgi:error] [pid 20247] [client
>] FastCGI: comm with server "/opt/guestaccess/millard/public/dispatch.fcgi"
> aborted: idle timeout (30 sec)
> [Wed Mar 07 10:31:26.962415 2018] [fastcgi:error] [pid 20247] [client
>] FastCGI: incomplete headers (0 bytes) received from
> server "/opt/guestaccess/millard/public/dispatch.fcgi"
> I first had to chmod +x dispatch.fcgi so it would execute. I then set
> apache2 to do prefork rather then event mpm. chowned www-data user to own
> the dancer2 folder, Now I am getting those errors.
> <http://goog_401013921>
> http://search.cpan.org/dist/Dancer2/lib/Dancer2/Manual/
> Deployment.pod#As_a_FastCGI_script
> I followed that guide but it doesnt seem to work. I went with mod_fastcgi.
> This is on ubuntu 16.04.x LTS.
> Worst case is i setup starman and proxy it but i dont really want to do
> that this time. What am i missing?
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