Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone Web library installed on a Win2003 server with IIS 6.0

From John R. McPherson
DateThu, 26 May 2005 10:31:57 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Greenstone Web library installed on a Win2003 server with IIS 6.0
In-Reply-To (003e01c56167$f1478890$f0aa8083-DG1WHF51)
On Wed, 2005-05-25 at 16:25 -0400, Lisa Chen wrote:
> I installed Greenstone Web library on a Win2003 server with IIS 6.0. I
> believe
> I configured everything successfully as I was able to run the program from
> command-prompt.
>
> I later opened the IIS manager and:
> - created a virtual directory for gsdl(pointed to the c:program
> filesgreenstone folder)
> - created a virtual directory for cgi-bin(pointed to cgi-bin under
> c:program
> filesgreenstone folder)
>

> I think it's not a permission issue, but the server does not seem to
> understand how to run library.exe. This is driving me crazy. Any help you
> can give would be greatly appreciated.

You will need to tell your webserver that files in the cgi-bin directory
are supposed to be executed. I don't know how to do this under IIS, but
I think it is discussed in the Greenstone Installers manual, which you
can find:
http://www.greenstone.org/cgi-bin/library?p=docs

Hope this helps
John McPherson