How can I enable FastCGI in my Windows?
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Follow the below solution to enable FastCGI in your Windows server:
>> Log into your Plesk panel
>> Go to Domains and choose the domain on which you would like to enable FastCGI
>> Click on PHP Settings
>> Now you will see "PHP support (PHP version , ---- run PHP as" option.
>> Choose the FastCGI application
>> Click on Apply and then click on Ok