Re: [greenstone-users] Basic questions about Greenstone

From Mike
DateThu, 10 Feb 2005 09:12:00 +0000
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Basic questions about Greenstone
In-Reply-To (420ABB50-4020307-cs-waikato-ac-nz)
Thanks Michael,

I shall investigate.

Regards,
Mike

Michael Dewsnip wrote:

> Hi Mike,
>
>>> 3. If not, the other possibility would be to place the collection on
>>> a server in say 3 or more different institutions. Most would have
>>> slow or
>>>
>>> no access to the Internet (based in Africa), but users at the
>>> institutions could access the collection over their local network. This
>>>
>>> would be OK until some new docs were to be added to the collection – is
>>>
>>> there any way to manage the update of a number of identical collections
>>>
>>> so that they remain identical?
>>>
>>
>>
>> I don□t know any other method to update the indexes in different
>> computers. I always copy the index folder of the collection to the
>> secondary server to get both machines updated.
>>
>>
> Keeping multiple Greenstone installations the same is just like
> keeping mirrors up to date, so you could use software designed for
> that. Something like rsync would probably be fine.
>
> Regards,
>
> Michael
>
>
>