[Web4lib] Greenstone 3 For Dummy [Cont.]

Ross Singer rossfsinger at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 22:33:24 EST 2010

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On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 6:32 PM, Michael Schofield
<mschofield at neflin.org> wrote:
> For those of you with experience with Greenstone--especially 3, although I'm
> aware that it's not necessarily a stable build--I have a few newbie
> questions. I am not very familiar with servers, but I have been tasked with
> not only building a GDL collection, but with configuring the server as well.
> So, right now, I am setting one up on a virtual machine to just get
> acquainted.
> Host Machine: Windows 7 64-bit | VM: Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit
> Q1. This is probably silly, but in the GDL3 package there are two options:
> gateway and localsite. I understand that Apache Tomcat is set up to launch
> the localsite in a web server (as http://localhost:8080/greenstone/library),
> but how do I make it visible to machines on an external network? i.e.: get
> it online. Is that what Gateway is for? Greenstone3 manuals make little if
> any mention of the gateway option, so I sort of assumed that it was a
> carry-over from Greenstone 2.
> Obviously, I don't really know what I'm doing. So, the real question is, How
> do I get my Greenstone 3 library online?
> -- actually, let me leave it at that question. I have a few more, but I
> think I can figure it out if I just answer the first, which is primarily a
> server question - I think.
> Thanks for your patience,
> Michael
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