Use the Apache Handlers interface to control how the Apache web server manages certain file types and extensions for your site. You can manually add the handler and extension to configure Apache to handle a new file type with an existing handler.
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handlers control how your site’s Apache web server software manages
certain file types and file extensions. Apache can handle CGI scripts
and server-parsed files. The file extensions for these files include
You can configure Apache to use an existing handler to handle a new file type. To do this, manually add the handler and extension in this interface.
To add an Apache handler, perform the following steps:
default-handler— Sends the file and uses Apache’s default handler for static content.
send-as-is— Sends the file with HTTP headers intact.
cgi-script— Handles the file as a CGI script.
imap-file— Parses the file as an
server-info— Retrieves the server’s configuration information.
server-parsed— Parses the file for server-side includes.
server-status— Retrieves the server’s status report.
type-map— Parses the file as a type map file.
.) in a file name (for example,
.cgi .pl .ppl).
Note: This interface does not allow you to create custom Apache handlers.
To remove a user-defined handler, perform the following steps:
Note: You cannot remove the file extensions that Apache automatically handles.