[kepler-dev] download actor from "kepler analytical component repository"

Eric Magaha ericmagaha at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 09:17:33 PDT 2008


I have installed the lsid resolver.  It is still not working.  The url still
shows kepler-project.org in the lsid.  Even after I change the lsid with my
server information it doesn't work.

I have logged onto irc.ecoinformatics.org in the #kepler channel.  I haven't
gotten any response in there.



On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 12:24 PM, Chad Berkley <berkley at nceas.ucsb.edu>

> Hi Eric,
> If you look at the url that it's trying to download, it's using an lsid
> resolver to get at the file
> (http://kepler-project.org/authority/data?lsid=...).  It's possible that
> you didn't install the lsid resolver when you installed metacat or it
> may be pointing to our resolver instead.  Take a look at that url and
> see what it's actually pointing to.  If you need to install the lsid
> resolver, it's part of the ecogrid installation (see below).
> As an alternate, if you want to eliminate the lsid resolver, you could
> change the stylesheets (in the metacat/lib/style/skins/kepler dir) to
> just use the metacat identifier for the file.  You've probably noticed
> that the skin for our web repository is kinda ugly and doesn't really
> work all that well.  We've been meaning to rewrite it for some time and
> haven't had the staff time to do it.  Sorry it's such a mess.
> If you want to install the lsid resolver, you'll need to get the ecogrid
> repository from CVS (cvs co seek/projects/ecogrid).  In that repository,
> you'll see a file called identifierService-INSTALL that should guide you
> through installing the service.  Let us know if you have any questions.
>  If you want to chat with us in real time about this, you can login to
> our IRC server at irc.ecoinformatics.org and join the #kepler channel.
> chad
> Eric Magaha wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am running my own instance of metacat/ecogrid on a private network.  I
> > can browse my uploaded actors at the following url
> > http://localhost/knb/style/skins/kepler by clicking on the "browse
> > existing kepler analytical components".
> >
> > If I click on "view documentation" it brings up a page with the actor
> > name and there is a link to "download" the actor image.
> >
> > If I click on the "download" link I immediately get an error, somewhat
> > down the stacktrace is....
> >
> > java.net.UnknownHostException: kepler-project.org
> > <http://kepler-project.org>
> >
> > I can see in the url that "kepler-project.org
> > <http://kepler-project.org>" is part of the value of the "lsid"
> > parameter.  From the stacktrace I assume the value of the "lsid"
> > parameter is incorrect.  So I replace "kepler-project.org
> > <http://kepler-project.org>" in the "lsid" parameter with my server
> > name.  After I do that, the browser just seems to wait (I get windows
> > hourglass).
> >
> > I look at my web server (apache2 with tomcat5 and mod_jk2) and apache2
> > spawns a WHOLE bunch of processes.  Eventually the browser will timeout
> > and have a stacktrace about tomcat maxThreads.  I usually have to
> > restart tomcat at this point.
> >
> > Any idea why I cannot download the actors from MY repository using a
> > browser?  I tested on both firefox and IE.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Eric
> >
> >
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