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Enabling cgi-bin on apache

I had to enable CGI on this new recent server

sudo a2enmod cgi
sudo service apache2 restart

But I was getting a errorĀ script not found or unable to stat

[Mon Nov 30 18:00:32.380748 2015] [cgi:error] [pid 18799] [client 84.91.XXX.XXX:62545] script not found or unable to stat: /usr/lib/cgi-bin/HiPGZ23est4

I had to edit the .conf file

nano /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/domain.com.conf

and add the following lines

ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /path_to_cgi_folder/cgi-bin/
<Directory "/path_to_cgi_folder/cgi-bin/">
 AllowOverride None
 Options +ExecCGI -MultiViews +SymLinksIfOwnerMatch
 Order allow,deny
 Allow from all

and then reload the apache configurations

service apache2 reload