Yes and no :-). The files are available on the webserver because they
are on the same machine, but most of the results are not available via
http:// or file:// protocol.
The location of my webservers docroot is C:\Programme\xampp\htdocs, the
swish-cgi is located in C:\Programme\xampp\cgi-bin.
The search results are from the whole drive C:\. At the moment I can
only open search results in C:\Programme\xampp\htdocs by clicking the link,
but I can not open results like c:\temp\test.doc with a click on the
swishdocpath-link. If I use a replace rule to change the link to
I also can not open the document, because this document is outside of
the webservers document root. This is imo the normal behavior of a
If I want to open files from outside the document root I found a
I made the following modifications in the apache http.conf file:
Alias /localC "C:/"
Allow from all
Now the whole drive C is available for the webserver via http (this is
imo a security problem) and with ´ReplaceRules replace "c:/" "/localC"´
in my swish.conf
I can open the search result by clicking the modified swishdocpath-link
http://localhost/localC/temp/test.doc. So far so good - the problem is
solved, but now I wanted
to know if there is a better solution for my problem.
Bill Moseley schrieb:
> On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 03:12:18PM -0800, Michael Erdmann wrote:
>> The problem is I can not open results on my local hard-drives by
>> clicking the link_property-link (swishdocpath) (for example
>> file:///C:/somedirectory/somefile.pdf), because the result documents are
>> outside of the apache documentroot. Copy the link and open it direct in
>> the webbrowser works - that means, the link is ok. Opening a document
>> from a web-location works with the prepend_path parameter.
> The files are available on the web server? Check out ReplaceRules.
Received on Sat Jan 27 11:42:36 2007