[greenstone-users] greenstone installation

From Richard Managh
DateFri Feb 29 15:54:39 2008
Subject [greenstone-users] greenstone installation
In-Reply-To (f42b93090802041141j292e2d4ct32ac2ba1b5cc0621-mail-gmail-com)
Hi Lisa,

Its likely that you need to set whatever user apache runs under on your
machine permissions to run the cgi executable (library). I'm not sure if
this will fix your problem but it may help to fix your problem.

Try the following commands:

chmod a+rx /home (should be unnecessary, /home should already have the right
chmod a+rx /home/uriweb
chmod a+rx /home/uriweb/gsdl
chmod a+rx /home/uriweb/gsdl/cgi-bin
chmod a+rx /home/uriweb/gsdl/cgi-bin/library


DL Consulting
Greenstone Digital Library and Digitization Specialists

On Tue, Feb 5, 2008 at 8:41 AM, Lisa Chen <xiudog@gmail.com> wrote:

> I tried installing Greenstone on Linux and went through the process
> successfully. Here is the specs:
> Web root doc folder: /home/uriweb/htdocs
> Greenstone Installation folder: /home/uriweb/gsdl
> I enabled the DirectAlias to enable /home/uriweb/gsdl/cgi-bin/ as a CGI
> executable directory
> All permission for tmp and collect were set to be 777.
> I then created a symbolic link from a web accessible folder so we can
> access it from /home/uriweb/htdocs/gsdl
> However, when I tried to access
> http://taylors.uri.edu/gsdl/cgi-bin/library, I got the following error
> message. Anyone know what I did wrong? Thanks so much for your help.
> --Lisa
> Forbidden
> You don't have permission to access /gsdl/cgi-bin/library on this server.
> Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an
> ErrorDocument to handle the request.
> ------------------------------
> Apache/2.0.52 (Red Hat) Server at wwwtest.uri.edu Port 80
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