Re: [greenstone-users] GLI Applet - Collection cannot be opened

From Galvin Clancey
DateTue, 22 Aug 2006 11:44:31 -0700
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] GLI Applet - Collection cannot be opened
In-Reply-To (44EA8F5C-4010809-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
I don't think I've made my problem very clear:

I have installed the web server version on one computer (server) and have setup the GLI applet for off-site access. When I try to use the GLI applet to login to the server from any computer, I get the error I described. I just tried now to create a new collection using the GLI applet, and I got a similar error:

An error has occurred on the remote Greenstone server while performing this operation:
Collection <name> does not exist.

Yes, the username on this computer is User1. I cannot find a .col file on the client computer, only on the server computer in the expected location (c:Program FilesGreenstone. . .).

I have an existing collection on the server, and the only thing I want to do is remotely add/edit entries in that collection.


Galvin



On 8/21/06, Katherine Don <kjdon@cs.waikato.ac.nz> wrote:
Hi Galvin

Now I have just reread the first sentence, and you are trying to use the
applet version??
If you are using the applet or gli client then it will save locally
parts of the collection in C:Documents and
Settings<username>Application DataGreenstoneGLIcollect.

Try creating a new collection - does this work??
Is your username User1??
Maybe the gli is getting this wrong somehow.

Regards,
Katherine

Galvin Clancey wrote:
> I setup the GLI applet today, and everything was going smoothly until it
> was completely installed. When I open the client-gli.bat file, the
> Librarian opens up properly. I tell it to open my collection (it doesn't
> work with both my collection and the demo collection) and I get the
> following error:
>
> The collection at:
> C:Documents and SettingsUser1Application
> DataGreenstoneGLIcollectdemodemo.col
> cannot be opened.
>
> I'm not sure why the GLI is looking in the directory because it doesn't
> exist. My collections are saved in the C:Program
> FilesGreenstonecollect directory, and I don't know what to do about
> this. Even though it gives me an error, I still have read and write
> capabilities with the collection through the Gather tab, but I cannot
> use the Enrich, Design, or Create tabs.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Galvin Clancey
>
>
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