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[THREDDS #BIO-248538]: simple THREDDS config questions



Are you wanting to avoid having catalog.xml appear on your server?

> Sean,
> 
> Thanks, that is very helpful.  From the documentation (and trial and error),
> it seems that the <catalogRef> tag is required in the catalog.xml file.
> What if I don't want that catalog to appear on the server?  Currently, the
> "Test Enhanced Catalog" is visible.  Do I just link one of my own datasets
> into the "enhancedCatalog.xml" file?  That should be my last question for
> now.
> 
> Chris
> 
> address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > Greetings Chris!
> >
> > First, welcome to the world of THREDDS! You may find it very helpful to
> > check out the online tutorial, which can be found at
> >
> > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/projects/THREDDS/tech/tds4.2/tutorial/
> >
> > It seems like you have Tomcat and the THREDDS Data Server (TDS) up and
> > running, but it may be useful to check out some of the installation info on
> > those to read up on some suggestions about securing TDS. Ok, now let me try
> > to answer some of your questions below.
> >
> > > Hi,
> > > I'm a new user, so I'm hoping these are very easy questions to answer.
> > >
> > > 1) I have a catalog configured and it works fine when I load it on my
> > local
> > > host, e.g.:
> > >
> > > http://localhost:8080/thredds/catalog.html
> > >
> > > but I cannot figure out why I can't view the catalog from the outside of
> > my
> > > server host (vortex), e.g.
> > >
> > > http://vortex.atms.unca.edu/thredds/catalog.html
> >
> > First, you will need to add :8080 to your url, like this:
> >
> > http://vortex.atms.unca.edu:8080/thredds/catalog.html
> >
> > However, it appears that port 8080 is being filtered, so you will need to
> > talk to your network admin about opening that port so that the outside world
> > can see your server. Before doing so, check out the security sections of the
> > TDS tutorial :-)
> >
> > >
> > > 2) How is the "catalog.html" file generated, and why don't I see this
> > file
> > > anywhere in the filesystem?
> >
> > The THREDDS software generates catalog.html from catalog.xml. (See below)
> >
> > >
> > > 3) How can I alter the "look" of the catalog.html file?  For example,
> > there
> > > is some information at bottom ("Initial TDS Intallation at My Group")
> > that I
> > > need to configure.  Can the colors be altered?  The title at the top?
> >
> > Much of this can be altered through threddsConfig.xml. Check out
> >
> >
> > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/projects/THREDDS/tech/tds4.2/tutorial/Basic-threddsConfig_xml.html
> >
> > Editing the xml files may be a little intimidating at first, but as long as
> > you are following along with the tutorial you should be ok. If not, don't
> > hesitate to ask questions.
> >
> > Cheers!
> >
> > Sean
> >
> > >
> > > Please let me know if you need any additional information.  Thanks for
> > your
> > > time.
> > >
> > > Chris
> > >
> > > --
> >
> > Ticket Details
> > ===================
> > Ticket ID: BIO-248538
> > Department: Support THREDDS
> > Priority: Normal
> > Status: Open
> >
> >
> 
> 
> --
> 
> Dr. Christopher C. Hennon
> Associate Professor
> Department of Atmospheric Sciences
> UNC Asheville
> 
> 1 University Heights
> CPO #2450
> Asheville, NC 28804
> 
> 1.828.232.5159 (phone)
> 1.828.232.5046 (fax)
> 
> http://facstaff.unca.edu/chennon
> 
> 


Ticket Details
===================
Ticket ID: BIO-248538
Department: Support THREDDS
Priority: Normal
Status: Open


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