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Re: [THREDDS #QWW-389996]: TDS to harvest metadata from nc file

Hi Lansing,

I was going back to the TDS catalog tutorial to refresh my memory, but I find that one of the key pages is missing:


-- Ben

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 8:16 AM, Ben Domenico <address@hidden> wrote:
Hi Lansing,

Maybe you and I can discuss this ourselves.   I've forgotten how I did this when I set up TDS instances, but the idea is, as much as possible, to generate the  visible metadata on those catalog web pages.   I believe, in this instance, it will have to be pulled out of the files manually and entered into the XML catalog pages, but we thought it was worth checking on which aspects of the metadata can be generated automatically.

-- Ben

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 7:47 AM, boehnert <address@hidden> wrote:
Hi Lansing,
I do not know if I completely understand your email, but if I want my page to look like this one http://motherlode.ucar.edu/thredds/catalog/fmrc/NCEP/GFS/CONUS_80km/runs/catalog.html?dataset=fmrc/NCEP/GFS/CONUS_80km/runs/NCEP-GFS-CONUS_80km_RUN_2012-12-17T18:00:00Z is there anything I can do?

Thank you Jennifer

On 2012-12-17 15:41, Unidata THREDDS Support wrote:
Here are those files you requested.
Thank you Jennifer

On 12/17/2012 1:46 PM, Unidata THREDDS Support wrote:
>> Hello,
>> We have a TDS running which is holding our AR4 CCSM data.  We have lots
>> of metadata in the nc files but you cannot see the metadata in the
>> dataset catalog page through the TDS catalog.  ( see
>> http://tds.gisclimatechange.ucar.edu/thredds/catalog/products/catalog.html?dataset=anomalies/tas_SRESB1_near_seasonal_down_anomaly.nc)
>> I want to see what variables are available, the time ranges, all that
>> info.  I am looking in the TDS documentation and I see a havest
>> attribute for the dataset element.
>> <xsd:attribute name="harvest" type="xsd:boolean"/>
>> Do we just need to add this attribute and set it to true in order to
>> harvest the metadata into the catalog.
>> Thanks in advance
>> Jennifer
> Jennifer,
> Can you send me your catalog.xml and threddsConfig.xml files?
> -Lansing
> Ticket Details
> ===================
> Ticket ID: QWW-389996
> Department: Support THREDDS
> Priority: Normal
> Status: Open


The metadata information you're describing won't show up on the
catalag page for a given dataset, but it is given through the
interfaces for opendap and ncss.  The harvest attribute has to do with
how discoverable your data inventory is by other services.


Ticket Details
Ticket ID: QWW-389996
Department: Support THREDDS
Priority: Normal
Status: Open

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