Re: [greenstone-users] Problems with install

From John R. McPherson
DateTue, 22 Feb 2005 20:12:40 +1300
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Problems with install
In-Reply-To (0158ac4f864e40f57901d26f4a0364e5-mingo-info-science-uiowa-edu)
On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 11:04:22PM -0600, Padmini Srinivasan wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am trying to load Greenstone on a windows machine, just a simple
> local library version. When I invoke greenstone library from the
> program list it starts an explorer window and then fails to render the
> greenstone page. I have changed the domain name in the URL to
> localhost and also to 127.0.0.1 and also to the local IP address
> generated dynamically through DHCP. but I have not been able to get
> past the error. Any suggestions? The proxy settings are unselected on
> the browser. I have successfully installed Greenstone on OS X and on
> linux, but not windows. I have students working on all 3 platforms and
> would like to, if possible, cross this hurdle.

Which version of windows? Which version of greenstone?
If it doesn't work even if you try to access 'localhost' or '127.0.0.1'
then my guess would be some firewalling software is preventing
incoming connections (even from localhost) on port 80.

John McPherson