[R] put R on a web server

Duncan Temple Lang duncan at wald.ucdavis.edu
Mon Jul 17 20:35:46 CEST 2006

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Indeed, security is a real issue.

The CGIwithR package is another, relatively simple way
to use R scripts as a CGI tool.


Dieter Menne wrote:
> Erin Hodgess <hodgess <at> gator.dt.uh.edu> writes:
>>Has anyone put R on a web server any time, recently, please?
>>(Red Hat Linux)
>>The University of Montana put a version up in 2003, but
>>I was wondering if anyone had done so, please?
>>Also, where would I find information on such an installation, please?
> Mmh, putting R on a web server is not much different from putting it on an other
> linux installation. The question is  probably more how to get R to work. RPad is
> a  package that works, but as far as I remember the focus is on flexibility for
> Intranets, with high risks when used in the wild. If you want to run some
> specialized tasks only with fixed code, you could try our phpSerialize, which
> can run in the wild if your php code is ok, but it is by design not end-user
> flexible.
> Dieter
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