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Re: [swish-e] Symbolic Link ????

From: Lee Anne Caputo <l.caputo(at)>
Date: Wed Dec 03 2008 - 03:15:41 GMT
Thank you very much for your help! It worked! 

On Tue, 2008-12-02 at 21:05 -0600, Peter Karman wrote:
> Lee Anne Caputo wrote on 12/2/08 8:55 PM:
> > The documents do reside on a different server.  They are NFS mounted
> > as /u2/www/documents, which is this directory that I listed previously:
> > 
> > drwxrwxrwx 4 10002 10001 4096 2008-10-23 16:31 documents
> > 
> > The when I run my index, the index is looking at that directory because
> > it has updated successfully after I ran it.  
> > 
> > I can search from the html page, it'll return docs by date, by filename,
> > by entering certain words, etc.  But when you click on the link to the
> > document,  I receive the following error:
> > 
> > The requested URL /documents/docs/cap1_docs/20080617/N00000023817258/N00000023817258_stmt.pdf was not found on this server.
> > 
> > I've read the documentation, and found where I need to create a symbolic
> > link to the documents.  The problem I'm having is knowing what am I
> > supposed to be linking to the documents. As I stated in my previous
> > post, I have swish installed at /u2/www, this is also where I can access
> > my remote mount (the documents) - /u2/www/documents.  What am I
> > missing? 
> Assuming you are using Apache, what is your DocumentRoot set to? You likely need
> to create a symbolic link within it to /u2/www/documents.
> If for example your DocumentRoot was /var/www/html then you could do:
>  % cd /var/www/html
>  % ln -s /u2/www/documents documents
> and make sure Options FollowSymLinks is on in your Apache config.
Lee Anne Caputo, Technical Support
Bray & Lunsford, PA

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