Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone v2.63 on Windows 2003 Server

From Michael Dewsnip
DateThu, 09 Mar 2006 09:39:22 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone v2.63 on Windows 2003 Server
In-Reply-To (000701c64219$c90dd3a0$2501a8c0-NBKR03)
Hi Victor,

What version of IIS are you using? (It might be different from the one I

Have you checked that the library.exe file exists in the Greenstone
"cgi-bin" folder? The default installation type is "Local Library",
which doesn't install the library.exe file -- you need to use the "Web
Library" installation type to get this.

Let me know if you still have problems,


Victor T. Jones, Jr. wrote:

> Has anyone been successful in installing the Greenstone software on a
> machine running Windows 2003 Server?
> I have installed the software, followed the instructions in the FAQ on
> using/configuring web library with IIS. I cannot get library.exe in
> the gsdl/cgi-bin/ folder to work in order to build the site through
> the internet or the server. It returns a 404--File not Found error.
> I can view the contents of the gsdl folder through the web, as well as
> the contents of the cgi-bin folder (am I supposed to?). My main site
> is at, and I want the digital library in
> the gsdl folder. We already have a digital history exhibit that I
> would like to try with the Greenstone software so it can be searched
> by subjects, authors, etc.
> Thanks in advance.
> Victor
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> Victor T. Jones, Jr.
> Local History and Genealogy Librarian
> New Bern-Craven County Public Library
> 400 Johnson Street
> New Bern, NC 28560-4098
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