RevServer set-up on OSX Server

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Sun Dec 12 11:57:46 EST 2010


On 12 Dec 2010, at 13:37, Andre Garzia wrote:

> irgh!!!!
> 
> at least the revserver part worked right?
I don't know!! I was rebooting to allow me to copy over the test page when it died (aaargh!)
> 
> What I do here is this:
> 
> * I use superduper to make a bootable clone of my HD in an external Hard
> Drive.
> * In the rare cases that my mac goes crazy, I reboot from the external hd
> and then fix the problem.
> 
> most of the times my mac will not hang during boot but some other stuff
> sometimes makes it unresponsive, for these cases, I usually use a secondary
> laptop and ssh to reboot the silly apple machine.
Good ideas about back-up and remote mgt but I think I've got some kind of hardware failure, as the Mini isn't completing its POST because I can't force it to start with a system DVD or reboot via remote server admin tools.

Looks like it's the genius bar for me! 
> 
> once I was bit so badly by these malfunctions of apple computers and overall
> bad service of Brazilian authorized apple techinical services (they took
> four months to fix my mac and I had apple care). that for a while, I always
> had two or three laptops cloned into each other as a failsafe, this way, if
> one of them went dodo, I had two real hardware copies.
> 
> On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 6:54 AM, Keith Clarke <
> keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> Andre,
>> Thanks for playing this new game(!) but it looks like round 2 may take a
>> while yet...
>> 
>> I prepared my home server with a new virtual host for revserver
>> development; added a dyndns host to access the server from the Internet and
>> tested with my iPhone; added revserver with CGI settings, etc. So, I just
>> needed a 'hello world' rev test page.
>> 
>> I had a site ready in RapidWeaver that I just needed to publish, so the
>> last step was to open-up local file sharing so that I could upload the test
>> website from my MacBook Pro. The server appeared on my MBP's Finder briefly
>> but then disappeared.
>> 
>> So, I rebooted the box and now have no home server until I get to the
>> genius bar to unlock the box!
>> http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=2679909&tstart=0
>> 
>> Still, better to lose my experimental home server than my company VPS!
>> 
>> Do you think someone is trying to tell me something? ;-)
>> Best,
>> Keith..
>> 
>> On 10 Dec 2010, at 12:10, Andre Garzia wrote:
>> 
>>> Keith,
>>> 
>>> Let us do the second round!!! :-D
>>> 
>>> First is this something that will be accessed from outside or is just for
>>> local development?
>>> 
>>> Setup is basically the same, just put the revserver distribution inside
>>> 
>>> /Library/WebServer/CGI-Executables
>>> 
>>> then fix your .htaccess on the web documents folder next to
>> CGI-Executables
>>> and put those silly add handlers there, also don't forget the ExecCGI
>>> options.
>>> 
>>> :D
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Dec 10, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Keith Clarke <
>>> keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi Folks,
>>>> Is there any guidance around concering how-to get OSX Server with
>> revServer
>>>> configured?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Keith..
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