[Setup] Can't get Enfold desktop to talk to server
nd51 at le.ac.uk
Fri Aug 4 10:09:27 UTC 2006
I have downloaded and tried to get to work :
Which comes with server-5861-py23.
Our Plone version is 2.1.3, on Zope 2.8.5, python 2.3.5, Debian Sarge.
To make sure there was no interaction from other products or
configuration, I have tried this, not only on a copy of our existing
live site, but also on a new empty plone site.
I ran the Windows installer which installed the desktop OK. I followed
the instructions in
Did a tar xzvf into products directory, then log in to Plone, Add/Remove
products. CMFPropertySets and then ShellExServer installed fine.
I then looked at the Enfold Desktop Setup in Plone and the url was
correctly configured automatically.
Then I went to "My folder" and the Enfold Icon was there as well as the
When clicking on the Enfold icon to try to set up a desktop session, it
popped up a dialog which said "I'm sorry, but something has gone wrong
with this Plone command. Moniker needs to be connected manually".
When I try to create a session manually from Enfold Desktop, it pops up
a dialog which says "Failed to create a view of the server. Error
Type:Unknown Server Error Details An Unknown Server Error occurred
accessing ". Please contact your system administrator if this continues
to occur .
When I look at the properties for the automatically created session, the
url looks OK - its exactly the same as the url that works fine throught
Does anyone have an idea what to try now?
PS I did post this also to Enfold's own newsgroup, but am cross-posting
in case of different people in each group.
Web Application Developer
University of Leicester
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