[greenstone-users] how to build Application which can search , get and manage the Object in GSDL remote

From qq6@cs.waikato.ac.nz
DateTue Jan 29 12:12:58 2008
Subject [greenstone-users] how to build Application which can search , get and manage the Object in GSDL remote
In-Reply-To (20080128230237-214270-gmx-net)
Hi Feng

Could you send me the greenstone3/packages/tomcat/conf/web.xml file? And
tell me what displayed error message is?

Quan

> hi,
> no, i use the embedded tomcat for GSDL. and just changed the file in
> GREENSTONE3HOME/packages/tomcat and start the CGI-Servlet for GSDL,just
> like the page of Remote Greenstone wrote. I think, i didn't wrong for
> remote GSDL. But don't know,why comes the err?? pls help me!
>
> Regards
> Feng Wang
>
>
>
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
>> Datum: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 11:35:17 +1300 (NZDT)
>> Von: qq6@cs.waikato.ac.nz
>> An: "feng wang" <wangfeng77@gmx.de>
>> CC: greenstone-users@list.scms.waikato.ac.nz
>> Betreff: Re: [greenstone-users] how to build Application which can
>> search , get and manage the Object in GSDL remote
>
>> Hi Feng
>>
>> Sorry, I didn't know that you are using Greenstone3.
>>
>> > Hi,
>> > thanks for your Answer!
>> >
>> > But i have still some questions that i didn't get the right Answer.
>> > i have installed the version GSDL 3 instead of 2,8. Thus i checked the
>> > page about the Remote Greenstone 3 and tried to change the Options for
>> it.
>> >
>> > But i stopped at the steps from 2 to 5
>> > For the CGI-executable of Servlet i have deleted the <!-- ...--> Set
>> for
>> > CGI Servlet to enable the the Servlet and added the parament
>> > <init-param>
>> > <param-name>executable</param-name>
>> > <param-value>/usr/bin/perl</param-alue>
>> > </init-param>
>> > in the Servlet. Then start the tomcat/GSDL again.
>> >
>>
>> I guess you tried to use an independent Tomcat installed on you machine,
>> didn't you? Actually, a Tomcat has been embedded into Greenstone3 which
>> is
>> at GREENSTONE3HOME/packages/tomcat, and customised particularly for
>> Greenstone3. It has to be used for serving Greenstone3. Please read the
>> README.txt under the GREENSTONE3HOME folder for details.
>>
>> > But i got the err page now. And the Remote Function doesn't work.
>> > i have changed the gsdl3site.cfg file for
>> > gsdl3srchome /opt/Greenstone3
>> > gsdlhome /opt/Greenstone3/gs2build
>> > because i installed the GSDL3 under /opt/Greenstone3.
>> > Please help me!
>> > I didn't find the gliserver.pl file or the order cgi-bin.
>> > Should i study the "greenstone3/web/WEB-INF/cgi/gliserver4gs3.pl"
>> instead
>> > the gliserver.pl file. I think it's the right one for GSDL3
>>
>> Yes, the gliserver.pl file is used for Greenstone2 remote GLI only.
>>
>> >
>> > Regards
>> > Feng Wang
>> >
>> > -------- Original-Nachricht --------
>> >> Datum: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 11:54:18 +1300 (NZDT)
>> >> Von: qq6@cs.waikato.ac.nz
>> >> An: "feng wang" <wangfeng77@gmx.de>
>> >> CC: greenstone-users@list.scms.waikato.ac.nz
>> >> Betreff: Re: [greenstone-users] how to build Application which can
>> >> search , get and manage the Object in GSDL remote
>> >
>> >> Hi Feng
>> >>
>> >> > Hi everyone,
>> >> >
>> >> > I am writing the master thesis about the DLs. My supervisor asks me
>> to
>> >> > write a program that can get the connect remote to the Greenstone
>> >> Server.
>> >> >
>> >> To understand how the remote GLI works, you can start from reading
>> the
>> >> document http://wiki.greenstone.org/wiki/index.php/Remote_Greenstone,
>> >> and
>> >> then install Greenstone and a stand along GLI application yourself.
>> You
>> >> will get some ideas when trying to connect the GLI to the Greenstone
>> >> server remotely.
>> >>
>> >> In Greenstone, importing documents and building collections are all
>> done
>> >> by calling Perl scripts. So does the remote GLI. But the remote GLI
>> >> calls
>> >> the Perl scripts through CGI because of in a network envrionment.
>> >> Studying
>> >> the GSDLHOME/cgi-bin/gliserver.pl file will help you understand the
>> >> principle of remote communication before starting your
>> implementation.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> > Mainly the GUI should have two functions
>> >> >
>> >> > 1.It can play as one normal user/reader that search and get the
>> Docs
>> >> > remote, just like a browser
>> >> >
>> >> Yes, it can
>> >> > 2. Or it can also work as Admin, that manager the collection remote
>> >> ,like
>> >> > ingest or delete the Docs or Object in GSDL Server and DB by the
>> >> command
>> >> > from the my GUI Application.
>> >> >
>> >> Yes. Look at the Authentication part of the document for the detail
>> >>
>> >> > I know the first Requirement is possible. But still how can I
>> >> implement
>> >> > it(pls, I need some advices too)!
>> >> >
>> >> > But the second one, I do not know, whether it is possible. I do
>> know
>> >> that
>> >> > GSDL has a Admin Interface. And the GUI Program can local manage
>> >> > (add/rename etc□) the object in the Repository of GSDL. How can
>> I
>> >> do it
>> >> > too remote with my GUI? And how can I get the Admin- privilege? The
>> >> GSDL
>> >> > does not have the API that can support the Function remote.
>> >> >
>> >> > Does someone tell me, whether it is possible! And How? Please help
>> me,
>> >> > because it is very important to me, thanks! please, please help it
>> to
>> >> > me□
>> >> > Regards
>> >> > Feng
>> >> >
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