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Html can not post sendmail?
According to CGI Programming 101, guestbook.cgi is fine, but are not called

 11:16 am on Oct 6, 2012 (gmt 0)

According to CGI Programming 101, guestbook.cgi can sendmail to me, but not called by guestbook.html. bellow is my script, could someone give me idea?

#!/usr/bin/perl -wT
use CGI qw(:standard);
use CGI::Carp qw(warningsToBrowser fatalsToBrowser);
use strict;

print header;
print start_html("Results");

$ENV{PATH} = "/usr/sbin";

open (MAIL, "|/usr/sbin/sendmail -oi -t ");

my $recipient = 'centos6test@gmail.com';

print MAIL "To: $recipient\n";

print MAIL "From: centos6test\@gmail.com\n";

print MAIL "Subject: Form Data\n\n";

foreach my $p (param()) {
print MAIL "$p = ", param($p), "\n";

print <<EndHTML;
<h2>Thank You</h2>
<p>Thank you for writing!</p>
<p>Return to our <a href="/guestbook.html">home page</a></p>

print end_html;

<html><head><title>Guestbook Form</title></head>

<form action="cgi-bin/guestbook.cgi" method="POST">
Your Name: <input type="text" name="name"><br>
Email Address: <input type="text" name="email"><br>
<textarea name="comments" rows="5" cols="60"></textarea><br>
<input type="submit" value="Send">




 2:03 pm on Oct 6, 2012 (gmt 0)

welcome to WebmasterWorld, cent6!

what response did you get?
what do your server logs tell you?


 2:15 pm on Oct 6, 2012 (gmt 0)

Thank you!
In httpd/error_log, I find these message:
sendmail: fatal: chdir /var/spool/postfix: Permission denied: referer: guestbook.html

Could you tell me how to solve this problem?


 2:33 pm on Oct 6, 2012 (gmt 0)


[Sat Oct 06 01:37:16 2012] [error] avahi_entry_group_add_service_strlst("") failed: Invalid host name
[Sat Oct 06 01:37:16 2012] [notice] Apache/2.2.15 (Unix) DAV/2 PHP/5.3.3 mod_ssl/2.2.15 OpenSSL/1.0.0-fips mod_wsgi/3.2 Python/2.6.6 mod_perl/2.0.4 Perl/v5.10.1 configured -- resuming normal operations
[Sat Oct 06 01:37:29 2012] [error] [client] sendmail: fatal: chdir /var/spool/postfix: Permission denied, referer: []


 5:20 am on Oct 8, 2012 (gmt 0)

your apache process probably doesn't have permission to send mail.
if you are on centos 6, try this:

/usr/sbin/getsebool httpd_can_sendmail

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