[Setup] Can't access Zope/Plone on VPS - buildout.cfg problem?

Steve McMahon steve at dcn.org
Wed Oct 29 22:36:11 UTC 2008


Make sure you're running bin/buildout while logged to the directory that
contains buildout.cfg.

On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 3:31 PM, dscher <davidalanscher at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Hi.  Actually, previously I just received a "Folder does not exist" error I
> believe but when I ran the:
>
> sudo /opt/Plone... .../bin/buildout -n    this time it gave me :
>
> While:
>     Initializing.
> Error: Couldn't open buildout.cfg
>
>
> I hope that's the error message you are referring to.  It's the first time
> I've seen it.  The buildout.cfg file is in the zecluster folder as is the
> README and README-buildout
>
> Thanks for the help.
>
>
>
> Steve McMahon wrote:
> >
> > You're going to have to give us the error message / traceback if we're
> > going
> > to track this down.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 8:30 AM, dscher <davidalanscher at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> port 1099 is open.  i chose that one and edited buildout.cfg with 1099
> as
> >> i
> >> knew it was open outside my VPS with my hosting company.
> >>
> >> i'm not sure i'm restarting the servers right after modding
> buildout.cfg.
> >> when i SSH in and type:
> >>
> >> sudo /opt/Plone-3.1/zeocluster/bin/buildout it gives me an error.  am i
> >> doing something wrong?  i can get the entire thing to restart by running
> >> the
> >> stop and start commands...but running the buildout command alone tells
> me
> >> no
> >> such "directory" exists...understandably it thinks buildout is meant to
> >> be
> >> a
> >> directory.  my lack of knowledge with SSH and linux systems is hampering
> >> me
> >> here.  ;)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Steve McMahon wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Your .cfg is designating 1099 for your client port. You would need to
> >> use:
> >> >
> >> > http://mydomain:1099/manage <http://mydomain:8080/manage>
> >> >
> >> > to connect on that port. Of course, it would need to be open on the
> >> > firewall.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 5:09 PM, dscher <davidalanscher at gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> Hi, I installed a zeocluster buildout as root from the Plone 3.1.6
> >> >> Unified
> >> >> installer on a Cent OS server.  The whole install process seems to
> >> have
> >> >> gone
> >> >> fine and I can start and stop the process in my zecluster/bin/
> folders
> >> >> with
> >> >> the commands with no problem.  It took me a day to realize that my
> >> >> hosting
> >> >> probably had an external firewall outside my VPS which they confirmed
> >> and
> >> >> I
> >> >> tried to edit the buildout.cfg to suit my needs with a listed port
> but
> >> >> I'm
> >> >> not sure I'm doing it right.  Can someone please have a look at the
> >> >> excerpt
> >> >> of the buildout.cfg I am posting below and tell me if there's
> >> something
> >> >> obvious I'm missing.  Thanks in advance.
> >> >>
> >> >> Just to clarify:  I can't even get to the
> >> http://mydomain:8080/manageor
> >> >> /plone pages. Just comes up with nothing.  Also, the port options I'm
> >> >> using
> >> >> is 1099.
> >> >>
> >> >> Cheers!
> >> >>
> >> >> ------------------
> >> >> [zeoserver]
> >> >> recipe = plone.recipe.zope2zeoserver
> >> >> zope2-location = ${zope2:location}
> >> >> zeo-address = 8100
> >> >> effective-user = plone
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> [client1]
> >> >> recipe = plone.recipe.zope2instance
> >> >> zope2-location = ${zope2:location}
> >> >> zeo-client = true
> >> >> zeo-address = ${zeoserver:zeo-address}
> >> >> # The line below sets only the initial password. It will not change
> an
> >> >> # existing password.
> >> >> user = admin:z1ubnufY
> >> >> http-address = 1099
> >> >> effective-user = plone
> >> >> #debug-mode = on
> >> >> #verbose-security = on
> >> >>
> >> >> --
> >> >> View this message in context:
> >> >>
> >>
> http://n2.nabble.com/Can%27t-access-Zope-Plone-on-VPS---buildout.cfg-problem--tp1391385p1391385.html
> >> >> Sent from the Installation, Setup, Upgrades mailing list archive at
> >> >> Nabble.com.
> >> >>
> >> >>
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> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> >
> >> > Steve McMahon
> >> > Reid-McMahon, LLC
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> >> > steve at dcn.org
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