[mod_python] invalid command 'PythonHandler'

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Thu Mar 28 16:36:21 EST 2002

If you're new to Apache, then check the config to make sure it doesn't
have a ClearModuleList directive. If it does, then following it there
should also be an AddModule mod_python.c line somewhere, else the module
is never activated by apache.


On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Jasper Hargreaves wrote:

> I've been trying to get Python scripts working with Apache under Windows.
> Running Apache 1.3.22 on Windows2000 Pro (ntfs partition), with
> Version  2.7.6 of ModPython, with Python 2.2 installed in the back, supported by Win32all v146
> From a completely clean install of Python & Apache, and following the documentation word for word given for "Windows
> Installation" on the documentation section of the site, it's not giving any joy, giving a
> "Invalid command 'PythonHandler', perhaps mis-spelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration."
> when Apache tries to start. I'm new to configuring Apache - so I'm unsure if there's a particular "cgi" section of the
> httpd.conf, or if it's simply covered by the "alias" section.
> I've also set file extensions .py to be associated with Python, and added environment variable PYTHONPATH, and PATH to point to
> the python directory.
> Any advice?
> Many thanks,
> Jasper Hargreaves
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