Re: [greenstone-users] cross-collection search and authentication problem

From Birgit Kellner
DateFri, 18 Nov 2005 08:15:00 +0100
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] cross-collection search and authentication problem
In-Reply-To (437D31DE-30705-dlconsulting-co-nz)
Stefan Boddie wrote:

> Hi Birgit,
>
> This problem sometimes occurs if Greenstone can't create or write to
> the users.db and/or key.db files in the gsdl/etc directory. If you are
> running Greenstone under linux or similar you'll therefore need to
> ensure that your webserver has write access to these files (or that it
> has write access to the gsdl/etc directory, if the files themselves
> don't exist yet).
>
> regards,
> Stefan.
>
Hi Stefan,

bingo, that was it! Actually, what was also needed was write access to
history.db; the error went away only after I'd enabled write access for
the webserver.

Thank you very much,

best regards,

Birgit