Re: [greenstone-users] Problems with setting up Apache webserver forGreenstone- Urgent

From Katherine Don
DateThu, 30 Sep 2004 10:08:14 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Problems with setting up Apache webserver forGreenstone- Urgent
In-Reply-To (Pine-LNX-4-44-0409161530390-26671-100000-fornax-it-iitb-ac-in)
Hi again

The first part was answered hopefully in the last two emails.
The second part - again, I tried this myself and it worked fine.

If you are still having trouble with the collector and need more help,
please give us a bit more information about your collection and how you
built it. Eg the image collection in the collector, was it started with
the gli, or started new in the collector. did you base the structure on
an existing one, or edit the config by hand?
Please tell us all the steps you took, and send your config file too.

Regards,
Katherine Don

Chaitra Rao wrote:
> Hi,
> I had another question to ask.Why can't we save the Collections created
> through the browser on the local disk. The files that we upload when we
> create a Collection through a browser are not saved on the server. Do we
> need to change the settings of GSDL to be able to do this.This feature
> would be crucial since the application that I need requires that an
> authorized remote user should be able to upload files into the library.Can
> we do this in GSDL?
>
> The Collector on the browser interface has a login feature which allows
> one to login and make collections based on an existing one.Although the
> config file in the browser indicates the same settings as the parent
> collection,the files don't seem to follow the formats specified in it.I
> tried building an image collection as specified in the examples on
> nzdl.org site and was able to do it successfully using the librarian
> interface,but when I tried using the same formats in a new Collection that
> I tried to create using the browser,the images didn't appear. Can anyone
> tell me what the problem is?
>
> Thanx in advance!
>
> Regards,
> Chaitra
>
>
>
> On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Chaitra Rao wrote:
>
>
>>Thanx Michael. But the problem was the order in which i had placed the
>>Alias and ScriptAlias configs in the httpd.conf file. I had'nt placed
>>Alias before ScriptAlias.Thanx for replying so quickly. It works fine now
>>without the .exe,but when i installed the web library on Linux,it gave
>>some garbage values when we type
>>http://localhost:8080/gsdl/cgi-bin/library.
>>
>>I need help with this since the webserver that's been opened up for global
>>access runs on Linux.Our system admin has set up the configs as mentioned
>>in the installation document.Thanx in advance :)
>>
>>Regards,
>>Chaitra
>>
>>On Thu, 16 Sep 2004, Michael Dewsnip wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>
>>>On Windows you usually need the ".exe" extension:
>>>http://localhost:8080/gsdl/cgi-bin/library.exe
>>>
>>>Regards,
>>>
>>>Michael
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Chaitra Rao wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Hi,
>>>> I was trying to install the GreenStone web library on my system. I have
>>>>Apache1.3 running on my system. I have configure the httpd.conf file as
>>>>mentioned in the documentation available on ur site. I am unable to view
>>>>the default Greenstone page when i type the URL
>>>>http://localhost:8080/gsdl/cgi-bin/library. It throws up a system error
>>>>saying that "IE is not able to open this site.The request site is either
>>>>unavailable or cannot be found".I am not able to trace the
>>>>error.Besides,when i hit preview Collection on the librarian interface
>>>>after building a collection the browser just hangs. I am able to reach
>>>>the gsdl/cgi-bin folder without any hassles.
>>>> Can you please tell me what to do since I do not have any prior
>>>>experience with CGI scripts.
>>>>
>>>>Thanx in advance.
>>>>
>>>>Regards,
>>>>Chaitra
>>>>
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