How to run Python scripts with cPanel ?

Run Python scripts with cPanel

 

cPanel  by-default the Python is located under “/usr/bin/python“. You can check the location by running the following command:

                whereis python


Following Methods are Run Python scripts with cPanel

1  Methods : Create the file with extension “.py” to load the Python script!!

Now you have shell access you can create it by using your favorite file editor and use the filemanager feature, if you have only the cPanel access. Add the test code into the file. Change the file ownership to ‘user.user’, after creating it as root user.

chown user.user test.py

user :: Replace with cPanel username.
test.py :: The test file you created.

2) It should have executable permission!!

chmod +x test.py

3) Don’t forget to add AddHandler in .htacces file!!

Options +ExecCGI
AddHandler cgi-script .py

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